Marilyn Gladu has been part of the Sarnia Lambton community for 34 years. She is a professional engineer by training, who worked for Dow Chemical for 21 years, in a variety of roles locally and globally. Marilyn then became Engineering Manager and subsequently the Director of Engineering at Suncor before taking a consultant role at WorleyParsons.
Elected as the Member of Parliament for Sarnia-Lambton in 2015, and first female engineer ever elected to the House of Commons, Marilyn received the MacLean’s award as “Most Collegial Parliamentarian” as voted by the other members of Parliament shortly after. She previously served as the Official Opposition Science Critic, as well as the Chair for the Status of Women. She currently serves as the “Shadow Minister of Health” and sits as Vice Chair on the Standing Committee of Health.
A prestigious moment in her early parliamentary career would be that her private members bill, C-277 (on palliative care) received Royal Assent. This legislation will make a difference in the lives of millions of Canadians.
Marilyn has the ability to work with multiple levels of government, NGO’s and industry associations to achieve good outcomes for our community and our country. She is focused on creating economic opportunities, standing up for seniors, and working with other community leaders on local priorities. She takes great honour in representing Sarnia-Lambton and using her years of vast experience to ensure that our community’s best interests are always taken forward as strongly and capably as possible to our Nation’s Capital
- Vice-Chair, Standing Committee on Health
- Member, Standing Committee on Health
- Company:Member of Parliament for Sarnia-Lambton (Ontario)