The Rev. Kendal L. McBroom

Director of Civil and Human Rights

The Rev. Kendal L. McBroom is the director of Civil and Human Rights at the General Board of Church and Society. He is responsible for managing and developing the agency’s legislative and policy advocacy in support of civil and human rights. He also works as a strategic thought partner and collaborator with United Methodist faith and secular coalitions to develop and implement strategies that advance GBCS priorities.

Before joining GBCS staff, Kendal served as the senior pastor of Turners Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in High Point, North Carolina and is an ordained elder in the AME Church.

“I am a passionate advocate for social justice as it relates to economics, politics and artificial intelligence,” Kendal said. “I have a deep and abiding love for community and seeing the kingdom of God actualized.”

Kendal holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies from Hampton University, Master of Divinity, and Master of Public Policy from Duke University. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Sociology and Social Justice from Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland.

Kendal is engaged to be wed to Ms. Britney Richardson of Raleigh, NC and loves being with family and friends, traveling, learning new cultures, and playing golf.

Phone: 202.488.5657