Meet Evelyn Francis, Regional Coordinator – Central Region

Evelyn Francis
Regional Coordinator, Central

As the Regional Coordinator for Central Region, Evelyn works closely with each of her 62 Kids Eat Smart (KES) Clubs to ensure they have the means to provide a nutritious breakfast or snack to all children. Using the knowledge she has gained over her 10 years working with the Foundation, along with her nutrition background, Evelyn assists KES Clubs with funding, menu planning, essential equipment, food safety training, and volunteer supports to make each club a success.  Evelyn is also a proud advocate for her clubs and regularly reaches out to community organizations and businesses to secure both financial and volunteer support.  Evelyn appreciates that each KES Club is unique and enjoys working closely with school communities to ensure all children are well nourished and ready to learn.

Evelyn has a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Science from the University of Alberta.  Evelyn has also completed undergraduate nutrition courses at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador in St. John’s, NL and Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario.  She also has a Food Safety Training Certificate from TrainCan Inc.

Evelyn inspires to make healthy food accessible to all school aged children. Working with KESFNL to ensure school children attend class well nourished and ready to learn is deeply satisfying.

Evelyn loves outdoor activities and spending time with her two teenage sons and husband. She also loves volunteering with her children’s numerous extracurricular activities and the KES club at their school.

If you have questions about KES Clubs in Central Region, you can reach Evelyn at 


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