Megan Kindelan

Communications Director, Staff

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Megan Kindelan is the Communications Director for the Administrative Conference of the United States. Ms. Kindelan was previously a Public Affairs Specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau, where she served as part of the integrated strategic communications team for the 2010 Census. Ms. Kindelan managed all 2010 Census messaging and talking points for internal and external stakeholders and led the Statistics in Schools program for the Census Bureau. Prior to her eight years at the Census Bureau, Ms. Kindelan worked in Marymount University’s Office of Alumni Relations.

Ms. Kindelan’s areas of expertise include public relations, media training, messaging, social media outreach, event management and crisis communications. In her spare time, Ms. Kindelan is a facilitator for The George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management, where she teaches courses for students obtaining their master’s degree in Strategic Public Relations.

After graduating summa cum laude from the University of Florida’s Honors Program with a bachelor’s degree in public relations, Ms. Kindelan earned her master’s degree in communications with a concentration in public and media relations from The Johns Hopkins University. Originally from Florida, Ms. Kindelan currently resides in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

Education

  • 2010, Master of Arts in Communication, The Johns Hopkins University, Zanvyl Krieger School of Art and Sciences
  • 2004, Bachelor of Science in Public Relations, University of Florida, Honors Program, College of Journalism and Communications, Summa Cum Laude

Blog Posts

Recognitions

  • 2010, Kindelan, Megan C. "Breaking the Glass Ceiling: By What Standards Are Female Broadcast Journalists Judged?" Thesis (M.A.) Johns Hopkins University, 2010.
  • 2008, Department of Commerce Aspiring Leaders Development Program

Speaking Engagements

  • August 2011, Presenter and Lead Author, 2010 Census Integrated Communications Campaign, 2011 Joint Statistical Meeting, American Statistical Association; JSM Proceedings, Miami, Fla.