Marilyn Gladu has had the honour of serving as Member of Parliament for Sarnia-Lambton since 2015. She is a professional engineer by trade with a long career in the petrochemical industry before entering politics.
Marilyn 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, managing large teams of various professionals for construction and engineering projects. She managed contracted capital engineering for Shell before becoming North American Business Director for petrochemicals and refining. She was recently named as a prestigious “Fellow” by the Canadian Academy of Engineers and Engineers Canada.
In Parliament, Marilyn served as Shadow Minister for Science, received the MacLean’s award as “Most Collegial Parliamentarian” in 2016 and again in 2021 as voted by the other members of Parliament, and was promoted to Shadow Health Minister. She has served as the Co-Chair of the Parliamentary Rail Caucus, in addition to the Vice-Chair of the Aerospace Caucus. She is also the Chair of the Status of Women and was the Vice-Chair on the Standing Committee on Health.
Currently, Marilyn serves on the Shadow Cabinet as the Shadow Minister for the Federal Economic Development Agency (FedDev) for Southern Ontario and Privy Council Critic, as well as Electoral Reform Critic.
Marilyn has the ability to work with multiple levels of government, NGOs, 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 both her community and the nation at large are both served as well as possible.
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