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Kendall appointed to post

Janelle P. Kendall appointed Minnesota State Director of National District Attorney Association

Janelle P. Kendall, Stearns County Attorney, was appointed the Minnesota State Director of the National District Attorney Association (NDAA) at the Minnesota County Attorney Association board meeting last week.

Kendall has been a member of the MCAA Board of Directors for 14 years and was president in 2009. She received the 2010 Johnson Distinguished Service Award for her outstanding service and leadership to the profession. “She is a strong advocate for prosecutors and the communities they serve and will be the voice of Minnesota Prosecutors at the NDAA,” said MCAA Executive Director John Kingrey.

The National District Attorneys Association is the oldest and largest professional organization representing criminal prosecutors in the world. Its members come from the offices of district attorneys, state’s attorneys, attorneys general, and county and city prosecutors with responsibility for prosecuting criminal violations in every state and territory of the United States.