In early June, WFMC Board member Donna Dasko was appointed to the Senate by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, representing Ontario. She is affiliated with the Independent Senators Group.
Dasko was a senior vice-president of the polling firm Environics and is a fellow at the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance. She has broad experience that has included being involved in various capacities with organizations as diverse as Equal Voice, Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), the CEO Roundtable for the Alzheimer Society of Canada, the United Way of Greater Toronto, the Canadian Youth Foundation, the Canadian Unity Council, and he Campaign for an Equal Senate for Canada.
She has also been a media commentator on areas including polling and public opinion, social change and political institutions, and women in politics.
She is on Twitter at @DonnaDasko