Montreal, Québec. - May 4, 2022 - Randstad Canada is proud to announce that Rita Sposato, the COO of Randstad Canada will serve as National President of The Association of Canadian Search, Employment & Staffing Services (ACSESS), Canada’s voice of the $15 billion recruitment, employment & staffing services industry, announces its National Board of Directors for the 2022-2023 year. 

First elected to the Board in 2017, Rita Sposato has held executive positions for the past four years and has demonstrated a commitment to promoting the industry and encouraging best practices through her leadership in business and the employment market.

Rita Sposato
Rita Sposato

"I am deeply honoured to be elected as President of our industry’s national association and be granted the privilege of working in close collaboration with my fellow Board members and committee and chapter members. I look forward to bringing important industry issues such as Canada’s labour shortage crisis and the need to foster employability for newcomers and people from marginalized communities.  ACSESS and the staffing industry as a whole will benefit from increased visibility and from the renewed ability to build strong and long-term relationships with clients, candidates, industry professionals and government leaders,” says Mrs. Sposato.

The ACSESS National Board includes representatives from throughout Canada, who serve for a two-year term and represent various industry sub-sectors, including professional search and placement agencies, temporary staffing, contract placements, multi-national firms and those serving niche markets.

2022 - 2023 ACSESS Executive Committee Members

  • President: Rita Sposato - Randstad Canada - Quebec
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Angela Chambers, CPC - Mercer Bradley - Manitoba
  • Immediate Past President: Ted Maksimowski - Express Employment Professionals – Ontario
  • Executive Member at Large: Darlene Minatel – ManpowerGroup Canada - Ontario
  • Executive Member at Large: Paul Christie, CPC - Entourage HR Inc - Quebec

about ACSESS

As the national voice of the recruiting, employment and staffing services industry, the Association of Canadian Search, Employment & Staffing Services (ACSESS) leads Canada to work. ACSESS advances best practices and ethical standards for the $15 billion staffing industry through advocacy, government relations, professional development, certification, resources and research. Its members provide key services to businesses and offer a broad range of career coaching, planning and employment opportunities to employees. For more information, visit:

about Randstad Canada

Randstad Canada is a leader in the HR services industry and specializes in flexible work solutions. As a trusted partner in the digital world of talent, we combine the expertise and passion of our people with the most innovative HR technologies to support talent and organizations in realizing their true potential.