Kyle DuBuc

Vice President, Communications & Advocacy

Subject Matter Expert

Communications, Public Policy and Government Relations

Alma Maters

Michigan State University


Kyle DuBuc is Vice President, Communications & Advocacy at United Way for Southeastern Michigan.  In this role, he leads all public policy, government relations, marketing, events and communications efforts, each with the goal of leveraging the organization's network and resources to deliver measurable impact for those in need while advancing meaningful systemic change aligned with United Way’s mission in the region.

Throughout his more than 20 years of experience in both nonprofit and government roles, Kyle has advocated for the rights of seniors and people with disabilities at Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, managed campaigns for local and state offices, and worked as the legislative director for a member of the Michigan House of Representatives.  He joined United Way for Southeastern Michigan in February of 2013 as the director of policy and advocacy.

Kyle graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science, Specializing in Community Relations, with a cognitive study in political science. His studies, which focused on inequity and social stratification, ignited Kyle’s passion for social justice, a central focus of his career path ever since.

In addition to his professional experience, Kyle has a long history of activism, volunteerism and community service, including a formative experience as part of the Multi-Racial Unity Living Experience (MRULE) at MSU, two years served with the Peace Corps in Gotheye, Niger, and 12 years served as an elected official in his home city of Royal Oak.

Kyle and his wife, Tara, have three school-aged children. He enjoys playing with his kids, movies, camping, tennis, pickleball, talking politics and world events, and strumming the eight chords he knows while singing along with friends and family.