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Ms. Cassandra Dorrington


Order in Council Appointee, 2015-2018

Member, Governance & Human Resources Committee


Cassandra Dorrington is currently the President of the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC), a non-profit organization dedicated to the economic empowerment of Aboriginal and visible minority communities through business development and employment.  Its mandate is to identify and certify Aboriginal and minority-owned businesses, and facilitate their access into the supply chain of major corporations in Canada. Ms. Dorrington was formerly the president (and owner) of Vale & Associates Human Resources Management and Consulting Inc., a company specializing in providing human resources management  and consulting services to public and private clients, nationally and internationally.  From 2001-2004, she was a manager with Deloitte.

Ms. Dorrington also sits as the Chair for the Black Business Initiative, serves as Treasurer of Techsploration (an organization that works to promote young women in non-traditional roles in trades and technologies), and is an elected member (and currently chair) of the National Board of Directors for the Certified Management Accountants of Canada. She formerly served as a member on the Mount Saint Vincent University Board of Governors and as Treasurer of the Atlantic Provinces Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Dorrington completed a Bachelor of Commerce and an MBA from St. Mary’s University, and holds CMA, CHRP and CMC designations.