Kendra Valkema

Information Manager

As Information Manager for Double Up Food Bucks Michigan, Kendra is part of the Evaluation Department and helps to share the impact of Double Up in Fair Food Network’s home state. She works closely with the Double Up Food Bucks team to practice data-driven decision making and support the ongoing expansion of Double Up across Michigan.

Kendra’s previous work and volunteer experiences ground her commitment to building a more just and equitable food system. She served as a FoodCorps service member in Washington, D.C., and helped to pilot an innovative food access model in Grand Rapids, Mich. Kendra currently lives in Chicago with her partner and their two cats.