About Dorian Baxter
Dorian is the proud father of his two beautiful daughters Malaika and Rachel whom he has raised entirely on his own as a single father. Malaika graduated with an Honours B.A. in International Development from Queen's University and gained her Master's Degree in social justice, women's rights globally and third world equity. Rachel graduated from Concordia University with a B.A. Degree in Humanities. Like their father both have a strong commitment to the welfare of others. Malaika has worked for the underprivileged in Cuba (teaching), Guatemala (digging wells) and Kenya (initiating and establishing outreach to feed, clothe and educate children whose parents have died of Aids). Rachel, who has worked with Leadership Victoria in B.C. and is concerned about our environment, has been involved in British Columbian reforestation projects.
Dorian's Commitment Locally
Dorian is very involved in the Newmarket‐Aurora community. He is a member of the Newmarket Lions, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the Masonic Lodge, Padre for the Newmarket Legion, past Padre for the Newmarket Veteran's Association (12 years), senior volunteer Chaplain for Southlake Village (20 years), and has served in the Spiritual Care Department of Southlake Regional Health Centre for over 20 years.
Dorian's Commitment To Accountability
Dorian made Canadian legal history in 1994 by shattering the immunity of the Children's Aid Societies of Canada. As a result he founded NAPPA (National Association of Public and Private Accountability) in March 1994. Dorian has assisted and continues to assist thousands of Canadians in their search for justice and accountability.
Dorian's Qualifications & Achievements
- B.A. in Humanities – York University
- Master's Degree in Divinity – University of Toronto
- Past Associate Professor – Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa
- Educator – for 35 years in both public and private school systems (received Ontario Principal's qualifications in 1989)
- Chairman of the York Region Board of Education Excellence in Education Committee – for three consecutive years
- Ordained into the Anglican Church of Canada on May 15, 1983 in St. James Cathedral, Toronto by Archbishop Lewis Garnsworthy
- Consecrated as Archbishop of the Federation of Independent Anglican Churches of North America (March 9, 2003)
- Past Grand Chaplain – Grand Masonic Lodge of Canada (1983 ‐ present)
- Awarded Title of Kentucky Colonel in 2007 by Governor Steve Beshear, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky (2007 ‐ 2015)