Gary Tam

Position: Environmental Health Officer, Vancouver Coastal Health

Biography: Gary has been an Environmental Health Officer with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) since 2006. He worked briefly as an EHO in Northern Alberta after he graduated from BCIT Environmental Health Program in 2004. Gary’s academic background in food science has greatly contributed to the VCH Food Inspection program. He led several outbreak investigations in Richmond, including the recent Listeria outbreak at a grocery store. He has spent his spare time volunteering at different capacities in CIPHI. He is passionate about the environmental health profession and practicum student training and mentorship.