Angela has 15 years of leadership experience in the non-profit sector, focusing on cross-sector collaboration and community engagement for innovative solutions to pressing social issues, including housing and homelessness and community economic development. As Director of Programs with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business she led the revitalization of a corporate social responsibility reporting and certification program which has been adopted by leading Canadian corporations.
As a consultant in the non-profit sector, Angela has advised strategy related to community engagement, fundraising, community investment, sponsorships, and membership frameworks. She has taught at both Saint Mary’s University and George Brown College in Toronto, inspiring students to think about their future leadership roles in communities. She returned home from Toronto in 2013 to support economic development in Nova Scotia’s rural and coastal communities and to be a grandmother. Angela holds a BBA from Acadia University and a MBA from Saint Mary’s University.