Brenda Francis lives in Conway, Digby County and has extensive training in leadership and community development through multiple NSCC campuses. For 20 years now, she has had a career as a Regional Educator for the Black Educators Association of Nova Scotia. She also owns Ed’s Take Out, a family owned business in Conway. She has been a strong advocate and activist for the African Nova Scotian community since the early 80’s and currently is on the boards of two cultural organizations in the region. Brenda’s first board term expires June 2022.