Mr. Kennedy is a Principal at O'Dell Engineering in Modesto, CA. He holds a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture and is an active Member of the ASLA California Sierra Chapter Executive Committee. Mr. Kennedy’s interest in advocacy for persons with disabilities originates from a year-long interdisciplinary disability course at the Center for Persons with Disabilities. His experience there made a lasting impression that has guided his passion and has led him on his journey as an advocate for unhindered access to recreation. He has designed many socially inclusive and sensory integrated playgrounds and regularly speaks at conferences on the subject.