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Environment and Climate Change Council

This Council guides TAC in fulfilling its commitment to protecting the environment and climate in the delivery of transportation services, and in the planning, approval, design, construction, operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of transportation infrastructure. It is a national forum for sharing information and addressing challenges related to climate change mitigation and adaptation, environmental impact avoidance and mitigation, environmental legislation and regulation, and environmental management systems.

Three committees support the Council:

Getting Involved

TAC member organizations can appoint one employee as a voting member of this Council. Non-voting membership is open to interested employees of TAC member organizations and individual TAC members.

The Council meets during TAC’s Spring and Fall Technical Meetings. Employees of TAC member organizations and individual TAC members may attend; others may attend if invited by the Chair.


Dawn Irish

Ministry of Transportation, Ontario

Glen Furtado

Cement Association of Canada

Past Chair
Shauna Lehmann

Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways

Craig Stackpole


Board Liaison
Lon LaClaire

City of Vancouver

Chair of the Climate Change Integrated Committee

Chair of the Environmental Issues Committee

Chair of the Environmental Legislation Committee