Doretta Thompson, CAPA

Doretta is CPA Canada’s director of Corporate Citizenship and the national director of the CPA Martin Mentorship Program for Indigenous High School Students. As CPA Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader, she is responsible for CPA Canada’s social responsibility initiatives, including CPA Canada’s international award-winning Financial Literacy program and programs that support financial literacy and capacity building in Indigenous Communities. 

Doretta holds a Certified Aboriginal Professional Administrator (CAPA) designation from AFOA Canada and sits on the AFOA Canada board, as well as on the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada’s Financial Literacy Working Group for Indigenous Peoples. She was a member of the FCAC working group that developed the Government of Canada’s framework for workplace financial literacy and on the Advisory Committee of Excellence Canada’s financial literacy standards. She is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.