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Kendall to Lead Corporate Affairs at Weyerhaeuser

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Weyerhaeuser Co., Federal Way, Wash., USA, has named Sara Kendall VP for corporate affairs and sustainability. Effective immediately, Kendall succeeds Ernesta Ballard, SVP for corporate affairs, who is retiring.

Kendall has overall responsibility for the company's federal and regional public affairs, communications, community investment, sustainability, and environment, health, and safety functions. She reports directly to the president and CEO.

Kendall will also maintain the duties of her former role as VP of environment, health and safety, and sustainability, which includes the company's remediation, safety, and regulatory affairs, as well as sustainability initiatives.

At Weyerhaeuser, Kendall also worked in the law department and in the timberlands and wood products businesses. Before joining Weyerhaeuser in 1989, she was a natural resource legislative counsel for U.S. Senators Dan Evans and Slade Gorton. A graduate of Northwestern University, Kendall earned her law degree at Georgetown University. She also holds a Master of Forest Science from Yale University.