Frank Kendall | Center for Victims of Torture

Frank Kendall

Board Member

Frank Kendall is an independent consultant to defense industry firms and non-profit research organizations and a pro bono human rights attorney and activist. Mr. Kendall has served on the board of directors of Amnesty International USA and as the chair of the board of directors of The Tahirih Justice Center. He was an observer to the military tribunals at Guantanamo Bay for Human Rights First. Mr. Kendall also served as the under secretary of defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L) in the Obama Administration. Mr. Kendall holds degrees from West Point, the California Institute of Technology, the C.W. Post Center of Long Island University and Georgetown University Law Center.


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