Carrie  Houtman

Carrie Houtman

Senior Public Policy Manager
The Dow Chemical Company

Carrie Houtman is a Senior Public Policy Manager for The Dow Chemical Company, supporting the development of Dow's positions on matters of national and state public policy. She assumed the role of North America STEM Implementation leader in October following more than a year focused on education policy. Prior to her appointment in public policy, she was responsible for the global product stewardship activity for Dow's basic and specialty chemicals divisions, overseeing regulatory requirements on a range of chemical management issues. Carrie has also lead efforts in characterizing product hazards and conducting risk assessments, and was project leader for the team that created nearly 300 Product Safety Assessments in support of Dow's 2015 Sustainability Goals. Carrie began her career with Dow in 1996 in technical service and development for Emulsion Polymers and Dow Microbial Control, followed by various assignments in Dow's industrial toxicology laboratory. She is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, with a BA in General Arts and Sciences, and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.