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Our Team

Executive Director

Jeff Richardson

Phone: 506.459.7773 ext. 202

Email: jeff@unitedwaycentral.com

Jeff works to evolve United Way’s community impact mission by strengthening local partnerships with businesses, charities, and non-profits to deliver impact and change lives. His work is driven by the belief that working together, we can make our community a better place for everyone. Jeff has experience in non-profits and higher education, having spent a decade working in student affairs and services at University of Toronto where he also completed a Masters of Education.

Director of Resource Development

Anne Foster

Phone: 506.459.7773 ext. 201

Email: anne@unitedwaycentral.com

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

Email: pam@unitedwaycentral.com

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

Email: katie@unitedwaycentral.com

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

Email: kayla@unitedwaycentral.com

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

Email: roxana@unitedwaycentral.com

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!