President McKay Announces His Nominee for Executive Director of Finance



For Immediate Release

November 30th, 2020

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Today, UPUA President Zachary McKay announced his intent to nominate Antoinette (Toni) McFarland to be Executive Director of the Finance Department.

On nominating McFarland, President McKay said: “What excites me the most about Toni’s interest in serving in the student government is the sheer expertise that she brings to the table. As Vice President Pathickal and I have said since announcing our own candidacies, students deserve a transparent student government. Toni’s experience as Treasurer of the Schreyer Honors College Student Council will be critical to making this student government’s budgetary processes run smoothly, efficiently, and transparently, and I am truly excited to have her join our administration as our Treasurer.”

On being nominated for Executive Director of Finance, McFarland said: “I’m very excited to accept the nomination for the Executive Director of Finance position. I’m looking forward to making positive changes to the Finance Department and increasing its transparency to ensure the financials are managed in an ethical and responsible way.”

Toni McFarland Bio

Toni McFarland is a junior in the Integrated Masters of Accounting Program in Smeal. Outside of classes, she serves as the Treasurer for Schreyer Honors College Student Council and Secretary for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. She is also involved in the Sapphire Leadership Academic Program. In her free time, she enjoys baking (especially cake decorating), running, and reading.