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Our Team

Executive Director (On Leave)

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. Most recently, she was 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 teenage daughter, Fiona. Family life has brought her great joy and learning. She is also, reluctantly, a confirmed crazy cat lady.

Director of Development and Donor Relations

Anne Foster

Phone: 506.459.7773 ext. 201


Anne has over 30 years’ experience volunteering and working in the charity sector. She has worked at United Way Central New Brunswick as our Director of Development and Donor Relations for 12 years. In 2019, she joined the Forever Fund team as their Endowment Officer, and now divides her time between the two organizations.
She credits her parents for instilling in her the value and importance of giving back to and supporting the community you live in. Anne is a graduate of UNB with a degree in Business Administration. She is a Rekik Master and proud Grammie to her two grandsons and granddaughter.

Director of Finance

Alex Brewer

Phone: 506.459.7773 ext. 203


Alex's accounting experience includes work with private sector companies as well as non-profits such as the Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick and Capital Region Mental Health & Addictions Association. He spends his free time writing and volunteering on local film shoots through the NB Film Co-op.

Interim Executive Director / Director of Community Impact

Peter Cullen

Phone: 506.459.7773 ext. 204


Peter's natural intention has always been to empower people.

He taught youth and adults in Hong Kong and Fredericton for several years, then managed teams supporting First Nations literacy learning and student well-being throughout Canada. He has also worked in designing curriculum and e-learning to help people impacted by disabilities.

Removing barriers so that others can be their best selves fuels Peter's work. He enjoys sharing his skills in human centered design, facilitation, project management, process management, and performance metrics.

In his spare time, Peter collaborates with Shivering Songs Festival and Harvest Music Festival. When he's not engaged in those activities you can find him growing vegetables, walking his dog (and cat!) and spending time with his family.

Director of Communications and Marketing

Kate Butler

Phone: 506-459-7773 ext. 205


Kate brings a wealth of experience to United Way with over 10+ years in the local music and art community as a business owner, facilitator, grant writer, and event manager.

She holds a BA in Media Studies from St. Thomas University and a MA in Communications from Royal Roads University.

Throughout the year she is engaged with various projects and events with Shivering Songs Festival, Girls+ Rock Camp, Fest Forward, or is likely working behind the scenes at one of the many various live music shows making sure everything is running smoothly.

Campaign Administrator

Jennifer McEathron

Phone: 506-459-7773