Sam Akinsanya was elected Racially Visible Representative on the Prairie Region Council at the 2014 Prairie Region Convention.
He has been actively involved in his union for four years as Steward and Vice-President of the Calgary Human Rights Committee.
He has been an advocate for human rights in the workplace since 1998, previously chairing the employer's Employment Equity Committee.
Sam has worked for the federal government for 24 years and is currently employed as a Senior Officer Trade Compliance with CBSA verifying commercial imported goods. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics.