Marilyn Gladu, MP
Marilyn Gladu has been part of the Sarnia Lambton community for 33 years. She is a professional engineer 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.
As a consultant, she has managed construction and commissioning teams, a team of over one hundred engineers supporting the Shell refinery, and served as North American Business Director for petrochemicals and refining.
As an owner of a small business, Marilyn has an appreciation for how business works from the small to global scale, and the needs of our local industry. During her career, Marilyn was the chair for the Canadian Society of Chemical Engineers locally and the National Director of Science and Industrial Policy for the same organization. As a youth leader for 30 years, she has an energetic connection to young people. She still maintains close connections to youth across our Community, even launching an official “Youth Advocacy Council” to mentor and create leadership opportunities for young minds from across the region.
Marilyn has been an active member and director of the Conservative associations both provincially and federally since 2006. Elected as the Member of Parliament for Sarnia-Lambton in 2015, Marilyn received the MacLean’s award as “Most Collegial Parliamentarian” as voted by the other members of Parliament shortly after. She served as the Official Opposition Science Critic, as well as the Chair for the Status of Women. She is the current Co-Chair of the Parliamentary Rail Caucus, in addition to the Vice-Chair of the Aerospace Caucus.