Kendra Kenyon, PhD


Ph.D. | ED, Organizational & Leadership Development | University of Idaho | Moscow, Idaho USA

Masters | Counseling Psychology | Idaho State University | Pocatello, Idaho USA

Bachelor of Arts | Communication | Boise State University | Boise, Idaho USA

Certificate | International Relations | University of Cyprus Intercollege | Nicosia, Cyprus

Work Experience

Advocates for the West | Director of Strategic Partnerships | Boise, ID

Provided strategic direction and organizational development for a nonprofit public interest environmental firm that provides pro bono services to conservation partners throughout the American West’s 11 states to protect our public lands, rivers and wildlife.

The Kenyon Group | Owner | Boise ID, & Santa Barbara, CA

Managed a consulting firm specializing in leadership and organizational development, CQI process training and strategic planning.

Idaho Council of Governments | President | Boise, ID

President of a ten-county regional non-profit (501c3) serving Southwest Idaho governed by a 16- member Board of Directors, consisting mainly of county commissioners. The Council was the umbrella organization for the following federal and state agencies: Economic Development District, Area Agency on Aging, (2) Revolving Loan Funds, Idaho Hunger Task Force, and Brownfield’s cleanup fund.

Organizational Performance Consultants | Director | Boise, ID & Santa Barbara, CA | 2000-2010

Managed all aspects of a consulting firm specializing in creating high performance organizations through organizational training and leadership development. Areas of focus were government, healthcare, real estate, and education.

State of Idaho, EAP | Interpersonal Dynamics Regional Director | Boise, ID

Responsible for strategic planning, development and implementation of all programs and services for over 3,200 employees and family members. Managed, trained and evaluated staff in the delivery of an evidenced-based comprehensive counseling program for the State of Idaho.

Sage Behavioral Healthcare | Counselor | Boise, ID

Licensed Professional Counselor and Director of Outreach providing counseling services for adults and teens with dual diagnosis. Responsible for community outreach, education and physician relations.

Northview Hospital | Director of Therapy | Boise, ID

As Director of Therapy for a JCAHO accredited hospital, responsible for developing, implementing and supervising all aspects of the clinical program and milieu. Responsible for quality assurance, utilization review, compliance, staff management, billing and financial performance.

Lobbyist (PT) | Westerberg & Associates | Boise, ID

Governmental affairs liaison for the Idaho Conservation Officers. Drafted and passed legislation.

Boise State University | Adjunct Professor | Boise, ID

Developed curriculum and instructed courses in Conflict Management, Communication Studies, Interpersonal Communication and Speech.

Awards and Honors

Community Volunteer Positions