Maria Wong and a peony

Meet Maria Wong, our new Executive Director

Maria is honoured to be joining VUFS as our new Executive Director. She holds a Master of Arts degree from York University and has over 10 years experience in various non-profit settings. Previously she worked in grassroots community development in Toronto, where she worked in solidarity with Latin American communities locally and globally for equity and social justice in project areas including food and water security and environmental justice.

A firm believer in the power of nonprofits to transform society, Maria loves working with others to improve our communities and she is excited to combine her passion for nonprofit management, public education and programming, and advocacy in order to strengthen urban farming in Vancouver.

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