change lives.

Our Team

Executive Director

Faith McFarland

Phone: 506.459.7773 ext. 202


Faith has been working in the non-profit sector for over a decade with a strong emphasis on community organization, poverty reduction and homelessness. She was most recently the Coordinator for the Community Action Group on Homelessness (CAGH) and has also worked with the Fredericton YMCA’s Department of International and Community Development, and the John Howard Society of Fredericton. Through her work in the community, she has collaborated with a wide range of charities, non-profit organizations, government partners and private sector supporters. Her greatest passion is for her role as a single parent to her now teenaged daughter, Fiona. Family life has brought her great joy and learning. She is also, reluctantly, a confirmed crazy cat lady.

Special Projects Officer

Tim Fox

Phone: 506.459.7773 ext. 206


Tim is an outstanding community leader, former Executive Director of the Fredericton Community Foundation, and a long-time United Way volunteer.

Director of Resource Development

Anne Foster

Phone: 506.459.7773 ext. 201


Anne has proudly worked at United Way as the Director of Resource Development for 8 years. Previously, Anne had worked for Special Olympics New Brunswick and has volunteered with numerous charities over the years. Growing up in Stanley, Anne credits her parents for teaching her the value and importance of giving back to and supporting the community you live in. Anne is a UNB graduate, a Reiki Master, and a very proud Grammie of 2 grandsons, ages one and three.

Finance Administrator

Pam Brown

Phone: 506.459.7773 ext. 203


With over 30 years of accounting experience, Pam is the longest serving employee of United Way Central since starting here in 2005 as the Finance Administrator. Pam enjoys community work and has volunteered on various boards in her community. Pam is currently the treasurer for the Greater Geary Association and is a co – coordinator for Geary Community Food Smart.

Director of Community Impact

Katie Beers

Phone: 506.227.0020


Katie, originally from Lakeville now calls Fredericton home for two weeks a month. A recent graduate from UNB, with a degree in Sociology and Law and Society, Katie is ready to take on the world! Katie markets the best of our work through social media, print materials, and public relations. Her work today focuses on ensuring investments made in the community have impact and agencies feel supported and connected to United Way. In her spare time, Katie volunteers with Scouts Canada and spends time with her dog Willow.

Community Liaison

Kayla Doody

Phone: 506.459.7773 ext. 206


A native from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Kayla has been with us since May 2017. Kayla started with us as a summer student, but after hearing the stories from our community and seeing firsthand the work United Way does she decided to stay with us. Studying Human Rights and Political Science at St. Thomas University, Kayla works with us a couple days a week, lending a hand wherever is necessary! Kayla is passionate about making a difference in her new community, and enjoys volunteering with Student United Way and Meals on Wheels. In her down time, she loves to cross stitch and spend time with her cat, Luna.

On Leave

Roxana Atkinson

Phone: 506.459.7773 ext. 204


Roxana values the joy and love that communities bring. A Registered Dietitian by trade, Roxana has encouraged leadership in the advancement of food security across Canada throughout her previous roles. When not working, you’re most likely to find Roxana with her daughter digging in the garden or creating in the kitchen!