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Becky McFarlane


Becky McFarlane

Becky McFarlane

Head of Operations
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Becky has spent her career in the non-profit sector and has been the Director of Programs and Community Services at the 519 for the past 10 years. In this role they were instrumental

in growing the department from having two supervisors, to a thriving department with three directors, and 60 unionized staff who oversee work in operations; advocacy and education; settlement; legal advising; community engagement and more.

Among their responsibilities was settlement work, including developing programs and services to support over 1,500 queer, trans, and non-binary refugees each year. Becky brings considerable training and education in a range of disciplines, some of which include transformative justice, advancing anti-racism and equity, crisis prevention and intervention, health and safety committee training, and a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s studies from York University.