Kaneisha Pettiford

Administrative Assistant


Kaneisha is the administrative assistant to the Assistant Vice President and Director, Research and Advancement. She is responsible for assisting on multiple mapping initiatives, managing the organization of the Research & Advancement Team’s day-to-day workflow, budget, and financial management, human resources, technology and marketing, communication and correspondence, program and event planning, grant preparation, submission, and scheduling.

Kaneisha joined the office of Durham and Community Affairs in January 2021. Before joining the DCA team she previously worked for Duke University Health Systems. Kaneisha graduated from South Carolina State University in 2018 with a B.S. degree in Criminal Justice.