TIME Magazine recognized Tamara Loiselle as a Hero Mom of the Year after her daring ocean rescue of two strangers in Cancun, Mexico. In October 2015, Tamara was awarded the Mountbatten Commonwealth Medal - the annual award for the most courageous rescue in the Commonwealth. She is the 8th Canadian in history to receive the prestigious award.

Tamara Loiselle is an educator, athlete and entrepreneur. Tamara has a Master’s degree in Psychology and Counselling, and a BSc in Environmental Science from the University of Alberta.

She is currently the President of Tamarack Strategies and for over 20 years Tamara has served Aboriginal communities as an educator, strategic adviser, communications facilitator, and advocate for sustainable community development.

Tamara is currently working on developing an innovative product in the agricultural sector that has the capacity to offset carbon emissions on a globally significant scale. 

In 2010, Tamara was awarded a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal in recognition of her work with Aboriginal communities and the environment.