Contact and Bio Information


Jean McRae


Current Position:   Chief Executive Officer

Institutional Affiliation:   Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria

Location:   British Columbia

Sector:   Service Provider
  • Settlement and Service Provision
  • Social and Cultural Integration
  • Political and Civic Integration

Languages:   English, Spanish


Jean McRae, B.A., C.P.Ed, M.B.A., is Chief Executive Officer of the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA). Jean is sector Co-Chair for Pathways to Prosperity, President of the Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC (AMSSA), represents AMSSA on the National Settlement Council (NSC), the Canadian Immigrant Settlement Sector Alliance (CISSA), and co-chairs the Western Region Working Group, and until recently served on the Executive Committee of the Canadian Council for Refugees. She served on the University of Victoria’s Community University Engagement Council, as co-chair of the National Working Group on the Attraction and Retention of Immigrants and Refugees to Smaller Communities, and currently is on the Advisory Council for Royal Roads University’s School of Communication and Culture. She has been an instructor at RRU. Jean has been working in the immigrant and refugee services sector since 1982, inclusive of three years working with refugees in Central America.