Samantha Morton, Project Manager, CCAB
Samantha obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Global Development Studies from Queen’s University. She has a strong background in diversity and inclusion – having held the position of Manager, Member and Client Relations for the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) and the Canadian Board Diversity Council (CBDC). As Project Manager for the CCAB Research Department, Samantha has extensive experience in proposal and grant writing, project management, and client relations. Most recently, Samantha was part of a team that conducted over 100 in-person interviews across Canada with First Nations and Métis business and community leaders on the topic of community economic development. She has considerable experience leading small and large-scale research projects from start to finish – including workplan organization, questionnaire design, in-depth interviews and focus group execution; data organization and analysis; and report writing. In addition to her research responsibilities, Samantha provides crucial support for CCAB’s ongoing government relations strategy – particularly in the area of Indigenous procurement.
Samantha is an active member of the Indigenous Advisory Committee for the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), a national not-for-profit with the mission to strengthen Canada’s digital advantage in a global economy.