Angela Cassie joined Travel Manitoba in June 2022 as Chief Operating Officer. Travel Manitoba is a Crown Corporation under provincial legislation that leads and stimulates sustainable tourism growth in Manitoba’s tourism industry. In partnership with the industry, the agency is responsible for tourism marketing, visitor information services, research and public information.
After starting her career with the federal Department of Canadian Heritage, Angela joined the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in 2008 as part of its inaugural leadership team and for 11 years worked to help open and operationalize the first new Canadian national museum in 45 years. Angela was honoured at the 2017 National Black Canadians Summit for her work in the promotion of human rights. More recently, she served as the Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Strategy and Inclusion Officer at the National Gallery of Canada where she lead the implementation of its first-ever Strategic Plan and efforts to put its commitment Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility into action to grow new audiences and expand the Gallery’s reach.
An active community volunteer, Angela serves as President of la Société de la francophonie manitobaine (SFM) and is an alum of the 2022 Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference.