Kendyl is excited to be at the forefront of congregational organizing efforts taking place in Virginia around the issue of climate change, which has far-reaching justice and moral implications, as the Co-Director of Virginia Interfaith Power & Light. As the former Richmond Conservation Program Manager for the Sierra Club Virginia Chapter, she worked on community organizing around climate change and toxic pollution with communities around the state. She received a bachelor’s degree in Marine and Environmental Science from Hampton University in 2012 and has a Master’s of Science in Environment, Science, and Society from University College London where she conducted research on social movement organizations mobilizing around air pollution in London on a Marshall Scholarship. In 2018, she received a Master’s of Nonprofit Studies degree at the University of Richmond and was chosen to be Student Commencement Speaker representing her class. Kendyl currently serves on the Virginia Conservation Network Board, on the Virginia Council on Environmental Justice, the Environmental Justice Interagency Working Group, the Clean Energy Advisory Board, and the Virginia Community Rights Network Steering Committee.