Doe Run’s Tammy Stankey appointed to ILA board
The Director of Communications at U.S.-based lead producer and recycler Doe Run, Tammy Stankey, has joined the board of ILA.
On her appointment Ms Stankey, pictured, said: “As a lead producer and lead battery recycler with customers across the globe, it’s important for Doe Run to be part of international discussions that shape the future of the lead industry.”
She added: “The ILA fosters opportunities to share environmental and safety practices, and educate key stakeholders on the sustainable nature of the lead and battery industries. It also actively supports efforts to address the health and environmental risks of unregulated, informal recycling in low to middle income countries. I’m pleased to join the work of the board on these important issues.”
Lead batteries account for up to 90% of all lead use. They are essential for starting cars and trucks, safeguarding communications networks, providing critical back-up power, and storing energy from wind and solar farms. ILA advocates for and supports pre-competitive research that advances lead batteries’ applications in motive and renewable energy storage applications.
Stankey is also active in leadership roles in Battery Council International (BCI) and the Consortium for Battery Innovation, where she helps communicate the vital role of lead batteries in a circular economy. She is a past speaker at national and international conferences for BCI and the ILA, a recipient of an IABC National Award of Merit, and a PRSA National Award of Excellence. Stankey holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Lindenwood University.