In January 2012, Tammy Giroux joined the Government Relations staff at General Motors of Canada Company. Tammy has public policy responsibility for substances of concern management in products and vehicles, extended producer responsibility, and end of life vehicle issues as well facility related climate policy, workplace health and safety, and consumer product safety. Tammy’s passion for solving challenges and finding environmental solutions has created opportunities to work with government partners or community stakeholders. This work has contributed to the construction of the St. Catharine’s renewable cogeneration facility, the first multimedia environmental ECA and the rapid launch of medical mask production at the Oshawa manufacturing site.
Tammy began her career with GM Canada as an intern in the Environmental Department in 1997. After graduation, Tammy joined the Oshawa Vehicle Assembly Plant and progressed through increasingly responsible positions. Tammy was responsible as the lead for the development of an environmental management system and its certification to the ISO 14001 standard. Tammy joined the Corporate Affairs department in September 2003 as a Senior Environmental Analyst responsible for coordinating all facility environmental reporting as well as supporting the Government Relations staff with policy analysis and lobbying for facility environmental initiatives including waste, water and air policies.
In 2009, Tammy joined the Ontario Ministry of Environment in the Air Policy and Climate Change Branch as a Senior Policy Analyst with responsibility for policy coordination and development under the provinces Climate Change Action Plan until her return to GM Canada’s Government Relations department in January 2012. Tammy holds a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Environmental Science from Queen’s University.Back to Board of Directors