Cassandra Dorrington and her team lead the charge of championing business relationships and economic growth of the Canadian supply chain through the inclusion of Aboriginal and Minority suppliers. During her tenure, Cassandra has been focused on in expansion of the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Diversity Council (CAMSC) brand both nationally and internationally resulting in significant growth and impact in the Canadian marketplace.
Named one of Diversity Canada’s Influential Women in Diversity and HR, Cassandra is a past member of the Toronto 2015 Diversity Advisory Council, and currently sits on the National Advisory Council for the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises for the government of Canada. Active in the Nova Scotia marketplace as Chair for the Black Business Enterprise, Cassandra currently sits as a member for Dalhousie University Board of Governors.
An accountant by profession, Casandra played an instrumental role in the unification of the accounting bodies across Canada, also serving as co-Chair for the inaugural CPA Canada Board.
Cassandra’s community involvement has garnered her multiple awards and inclusive of the YWCA Woman of Distinction award for Community Service, a 2010 Women of Excellence award and a 2015 Distinguished Community Service Award.
CAMSC is a proud member of the newly created global organization GSDA, with sister councils in Australia, China, South Africa and the United Kingdom as well as the newly formed national organization, SDAC (Supplier Diversity Alliance Canada) founded by CAMSC, CGLCC and WBE Canada which acts as the voice of diversity when advocating to the Canadian government.