Marie Brennan Downey is a retired social worker with 32 years’ experience in the health sector. Her career as a social worker has included positions in acute care, long term care and program management. 

She has previously served as a member on the Committee of Examiners of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Social Workers and as a board member of the Stephenville Theatre Festival.

She holds a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Memorial University.