Donna Spalding

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Donna Spalding

Director
Senior Advisor Canada | Cruise Line Industry Association

Biography

Donna Spalding is the Global Government Affairs, Senior Advisor Canada for Cruise Lines International and has represented the interest of cruise lines in Canada since 1999. CLIA member lines include the major cruise lines operating in the Pacific Northwest – British Columbia, Washington State, Oregon, Alaska & Hawaii; and in Atlantic Canada and Quebec.  Donna has been a member of the Chamber of Shipping Board since 2016.

Donna is engaged in government and community relations on behalf of CLIA and actively participates in a variety of community, government and industry boards and committees. As environmental and sustainability issues are front of mind for most marine industry stakeholders, Donna is one of a few civilians globally who has completed the cruise Safety, Environmental & Health Officer training course. In previous roles, she has experience within the resource, financial, regional government, and legal sectors, and brings over 25 years of executive-level experience in nonprofit management, marketing and planning to CLIA