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Pam Damoff, Member of Parliament

Oakville North-Burlington

Pam Damoff, a politician, community activist and business professional with over 25 years corporate experience on Bay Street, was elected to represent the riding of Oakville North-Burlington in the House of Commons in the 2015 federal election.  Ms. Damoff served as an Oakville Town Councillor from 2010-2015 when she stepped down in order to run in the federal election.

Ms. Damoff was named Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women in December, 2015.  She is also a member of several Parliamentary Committees, Associations and Inter-parliamentary Groups, including the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security and she is Chair of the Golden Horseshoe Caucus.  Active since January 2016, the Golden Horseshoe Caucus is a regional caucus that comprises all Liberal MPs in the Golden Horseshoe region, which extends along Lake Ontario from Oakville to Niagara. The caucus works to promote the interests of the Golden Horseshoe region with the larger Liberal caucus and with the government.

She is also co-chair and a founding member of the All-Party Bike Caucus, which meets to discuss issues related to the promotion of cycling and active infrastructure.  Pam is also a member of the Mental Health Caucus, the Human Rights Caucus, the Diabetes Caucus, the Auto Caucus, the Associate Indigenous Caucus, the Gay/Straight/Trans Alliance Caucus, Women’s Caucus, and the Ontario Immigration Caucus.

Ms. Damoff co-founded Cycle Oakville to promote cycling and improved cycling infrastructure and received the 2013 Bicycling Leadership Award for her tireless promotion of cycling in Ontario. She is an active volunteer in her community; she is Chair of the Oakville Terry Fox Run and a member of the organizing committee of the Courage Polar Bear Dip.

She is a proud recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal and Paul Harris Fellow Award for her community service and the Top 40 Fabulous Women Over 40 Excellence Award for Community Leadership.