Jacksonville, Fla. (Sept. 17, 2015) – Quintin Kendall, the vice president of state government and community affairs with CSX Corporation, has been appointed to the board of directors at Feeding Northeast Florida (FNEFL).
“With his experience in government advocacy and infrastructure projects across the U.S., Quintin will complement the board’s work as it sets the direction in our mission to end hunger in Northeast Florida,” said FNEFL President and CEO Bruce Ganger.
In his current role, Kendall is responsible for the company’s interactions with state executive and legislative branches across the railroad’s 23-state network. He also manages the company’s community affairs and public safety advocacy initiatives, including the TellCSX Service Center.
He previously served as CSX’s regional vice president for state government affairs for the Mid-Atlantic region, where he generated substantial support for major infrastructure investment projects, including the National Gateway, coordinated company-wide efforts to broaden recognition of the benefits of freight rail and led CSX efforts to support growth at the Port of Virginia.
Prior to joining CSX, Kendall served in the office of the Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation from 2002 to 2009. He also previously served as an aide to Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore and Congressman Tom Bliley, the former Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Kendall also serves on the board of directors of the Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Norfolk and Portsmouth Beltline.
A native of Virginia, Kendall and his wife live in the Riverside area of Jacksonville.
About Feeding Northeast Florida
Feeding Northeast Florida (FNEFL) distributes food to people who struggle to feed themselves and their families across 17 Northeast Florida counties through a network of more than 170 nonprofit, faith-based and charitable organizations. FNEFL is an affiliate of Feeding America, a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that lead the fight against hunger in the United States. The most recent localized survey from the 2014 Hunger in America report shows that 38,000 people are served each week by programs supported by FNEFL. To donate, volunteer or find out more about eliminating hunger in Northeast Florida, visit www.feedingnefl.org or contact 904-513-1333.
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