Family Support Network Staff
"Team SFFSN is dynamic and committed to the members and people that make up the San Francisco Family Support Network"
Director of Training
Kaile Thomas has been an advocate for children and families for over ten years, with experience running educational and non-profit programs as well as college-level instruction. In addition to working for Americorp's Jumpstart, she has served many roles in both parent participation preschool and elementary settings. In these respective contexts, she taught young children, developed curriculum and teacher development plans, bolstered Parent Education programs, and presented at various conferences on the importance of play-based learning, teacher research, and family partnerships. She has experience presenting and working with diverse audiences across the nation. In her managerial role with Community Education at the Safe and Sound (formerly the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center), she has supported parents and providers in evaluating and employing strengths-based, trauma-informed practices for keeping children and communities safe. Most recently, she was the Educational Director at Felton Institute / Family Service Agency, where she implemented and strategized the vision for pedagogical leadership across four different early care and education sites in San Francisco. She was born and raised in San Francisco and holds a BA in Child and Adolescent Development, an MA in early childhood education, and is currently a post-graduate Fellow in parent-infant mental health.
Ricardo Eugenio has been a champion for non-profit organizations for several years in a variety of capacities, including staff, volunteer, and contract work. He has experience working with diverse populations in a variety of circumstances, and has supported in translation, interpretation, and family support through the Public Defender’s Office. In addition to his strong commitment to strengthening families, Ricardo has also supported students with disabilities at Merced College and worked with the Nuevo Latino Rotary Club to build and improve his community. Ricardo has a strong background in client and customer service, as well as office management and social media marketing campaigns. Before joining the San Francisco Family Support Network, Ricardo worked with United Way’s Root Social Merced, connecting non-profits to their surrounding community through college-student-run social media campaigns. Ricardo’s commitment to families and networking background are assets to the San Francisco Family Support Network. He enjoys learning about and connecting agencies throughout San Francisco through the rich community that the Network provides.
SFFSN Legacy Partners
Legacy Partnership program with San Francisco Family Support Network is available to those companies and civil organizations that can lend knowledge, tools and assets to strenthen the network through meainingful business and technical advances.