Kendra Duckworth Shock assumed her position with the Equal Opportunity Policy Office, Department of the Air Force, as the Disability Program Manager in 2012 and was named Deputy Director in January of 2014. She comes to the Air Force from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) where she served as the Disability Program Manager from 2009 to 2012. Since becoming the Disability Program Manager, the Department of the Air Force has been awarded The Secretary of Defense's Award for Achievement in Employment of Individuals with Disabilities six out of the last seven years. The award honors DoD Components for outstanding achievement in the hiring, retention, and advancement of individuals with disabilities. Ms. Duckworth Shock’s career includes 18 years serving as a Lead Consultant for the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy Job Accommodation Network located on the campus of West Virginia University.
Ms. Duckworth Shock has over 25 years of experience providing accommodation guidance to employers and individuals with disabilities.