Board Director
Energy 2030 Leader

Kemel Dawkins

Former Vice President for Strategic Infrastructure Planning and Facilities
Board Member since June 2012
Executive Committee, Governance Committee

Kemel Dawkins formerly served as Michigan State University’s vice president for strategic infrastructure planning and facilities. He previously served as the executive vice chancellor for administration at Rutgers University’s Newark campus.

Before joining the Rutgers team, Dawkins spent seven years as vice president for campus services at Duke University, where he led the facilities management department, Duke Police Department and auxiliary services. Prior to that he was at Yale University, where he served as associate vice president for facilities and acting vice president for finance and administration.

Dawkins also served in similar roles at Stanford University and the University of Pennsylvania. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Dawkins earned an A.B. in political science from Princeton University.