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2014 Slate of Nominees—Mary C. Kenfield

Mary Kenfield PicMary C. Kenfield

NLDC Nominee for Member, NLDC

Federal Way, Washington





Personal and Professional Information

  • Current: Senior Education Policy Analyst and Senior Policy Coordinator, Washington State Legislature, November 2006-Present
  • Previous: Government Relations Director and Parent Involvement Coordinator, Washington State PTA, July 2001-November 2006, 
  • Previous: Realtor, John L. Scott Real Estate
  • Previous: Various − Accounting Manager and General/Region Manager, Restaurants Unlimited
  • Personal: BA Political Science from Evergreen State College; Masters in Public Administration from Evergreen State College (currently)

PTA Involvement

Current service includes:

  • Washington State PTA Convention Planning Committee
  • Washington State PTA Leadership Committee

Previous service includes:

  • Washington State PTA: Board member (6 years – program director, secretary, etc.); Committees (Awards, Convention)
  • National PTA: Chair Legislation Committee; Committee member – Legislation, Resolutions, Convention, Strategic Plan, Membership
  • Local Unit PTA: Everything but treasurer!
  • Council Level PTA: President, Legislative Chair
  • Regional Level PTA: Service Delivery Team member

Community Involvement

Current service includes:

  • CAEP − Commission on Accreditation of Educator Preparation Programs

Previous service includes:

  • Advancing Leadership (Federal Way Chamber of Commerce)
  • Group Health, Mother Mentor
  • Tukwila Fire Explorers
  • Federal Way Arts Commission
  • Federal Way Symphony
  • St. Vincent's Parish
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Boys and Girls Club (Board member, King County)

Honors and Awards

  • Golden Acorn (2)
  • Outstanding Lifetime Member (Washington State PTA)
  • Federal Way Public Schools – Outstanding Volunteer of the Year (2)