Vena Beckford


Director of Indigenous Housing Policy and Programs

(343) 882-3342

Vena joins the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association as the Director of Indigenous Housing Policy and Programs, with a decade of multidisciplinary public sector experience in policy development and program management. Vena is the primary lead for developing and implementing CHRA’s advocacy, engagement, policy, and program delivery for Indigenous housing matters. With a strong familiarity and experience working on Indigenous-related issues, Vena advocates on behalf of CHRA’s Indigenous Caucus for a For Indigenous, by Indigenous national housing strategy.

Vena holds an Honours Bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto in Economics.