RECYCLING WEEK

Council Members

Municipal Elections in New Brunswick have been held every four years in May. Rothesay Council is comprised of eight members, including the Mayor and Deputy Mayor. Council meetings are held the second Monday of every month in the Common Room, Town Hall, and normally commence at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Should the second Monday be a civic holiday, the Council meeting is held on Tuesday of that week.

Dr. Nancy Grant

Dr. Nancy Grant

Mayor

848-6662

nancygrant@rothesay.ca

Dr. Nancy Grant was first elected in 2012, and has been Deputy Mayor for the past four years. During that time, she chaired the Personnel and Procedural Bylaw Review Committees, as well as the Special Committee on Rail Safety, and served on the Finance and Nominating Committees, and the Library Board.

Nancy is a native New Brunswicker, received a Bachelor of Science from Mount Allison University, her Medical degree from Queen’s University, and her Masters in Administration from Central Michigan University. She holds an Honorary DSc from UNBSJ. She is a retired Radiation Oncologist.

A long- time Rothesay resident, Nancy also has been a volunteer with many community organizations, including United Way, Imperial Theatre, Symphony New Brunswick, the Salvation Army  Auxiliary, and Mount Allison
University. Her major volunteer work was the founding and developing of Hospice of Saint John, for which she received the  Order of New Brunswick.

Nancy and her husband, Dr. Steven Bryniak,  raised their two children, both health  care professionals, in Rothesay. They enjoy travel, when time permits, and Nancy is also an amateur musician and member of Saint Mary’s Band.

Dr. Matt Alexander

Dr. Matt Alexander

Deputy Mayor

847-9976

mattalexander@rothesay.ca

Deputy Mayor Matt Alexander will be serving his second term as a member of Rothesay Council.  He has a passion to continue improving our community and build upon the work of the previous Council.

Matt received an Environmental Engineering Diploma from Sault College (1998), a B.Sc. (Honours) from St. Francis Xavier University (2000), and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from UNB (2006). Professionally, Matt is a Partner and Environmental Scientist at Fundy Engineering where he works to protect and conserve water resources that sustain, employ, and entertain us.

Deputy Mayor Alexander currently chairs the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee, the Utilities Committee, and the Regional Police Commission.  In 2013/2014 he Chaired a regional committee that recommended curbside recycling be implemented throughout the region.

Matt’s wife Sarah is a Registered Nurse in the Cardiac Operating Room at the Saint John Regional Hospital.  They live on Silverton Crescent in the heart of Rothesay with their Brittany, Sage.  When they aren’t golfing and curling, you’ll find them fly fishing, relaxing at the cottage, or spending time with friends and family near and far.

Miriam Wells

Miriam Wells

Councillor

849-7870

miriamwells@rothesay.ca

Miriam Wells has been a stay-at-home mom to three children, Fraser, Adam and Darcy. She and husband, David, have been married for 26 years and have resided in Rothesay for almost 24 years.

Since moving to Rothesay, Miriam has been a community volunteer. She views the opportunity to be on Town Council as a way to continue to give back to her community.

Miriam loves to be active and you will often see her walking the trails and sidewalks in Rothesay. She plays golf, tennis, exercises reg-ularly at a local gym and is recently retired from the hockey team she started, the Pickless Chicks.

Miriam and Dave love to travel but are always happy to return home to beautiful Rothesay.

Tiffany Mackay French

Tiffany Mackay French

Councillor

tiffanymackayfrench@rothesay.ca

Tiffany Mackay French is a long-time Rothesay resident with deep roots in the community. Holding degrees in Fine Arts, Education, and Law (Juris Doctor), Tiffany was called to the New Brunswick Bar in January 2016.

She has worked in publishing, as a high school teacher, and is now a practicing lawyer with Carleton Law Group in Saint John and Rothesay. Tiffany’s area of practice is in Collaborative Family Law and Mediation.

Married to Dr. James French, Tiffany has three wonderful sons in elementary school named Ky, Jack, and Chas. Her greatest enjoyment is spending time with her family and friends, and watching her sons play hockey.

Tiffany is excited to bring her skills to Town Council, and wants to contribute to building a sustainable Rothesay.

Bill McGuire

Bill McGuire

Councillor

847-1029

billmcguire@rothesay.ca

Bill McGuire has served the last four years on Council, member of Kennebecasis Joint Board of Police Commissioners for 10 years (chair 2014), member of Rothesay Parks and Recreation Committee for 16 years (chair for 13 years), member of Rothesay EMO Committee, Rothesay Common Committee, Renforth Wharf Restoration Committee, and member Wells Recreation Committee.

Bill has been married 30 years to Sandra and they have two daughters Lauren and Maggie. Bill has been employed for 26 years with Coast Tire (commercial business development).

Interests include golf, hockey, squash and all other sports. Bill has completed 11 full marathons including two Boston Marathons.

Peter J. Lewis

Peter J. Lewis

Councillor

849-4669

peterlewis@rothesay.ca

I have been a Resident of Rothesay and area since 1992. I have always felt Rothesay was my home.  My family was raised in Wells (Rothesay East area) and now I reside on Rothesay Road.

I have two wonderful children Taylor and Paige. I am very lucky to be blessed with both. They also both reside in Rothesay.

I have been a local businessman in the community for approx. 20 years. Building, operating and selling 3 successful businesses and working on Business #4 with the help of my son Taylor. Being able to work alongside my son is beyond anything I ever expected in life.

Being your Town Councillor and helping with residential and commercial issues gives me great satisfaction. I try to be as fair as possible, please feel free to contact me if you have any concerns.

Don Shea

Don Shea

Councillor

donshea@rothesay.ca

This is Don’s third term on Rothesay Council. Active in the community, Don was a founding member of the KV Old Boys and has served on not-for-profit boards at the local, provincial and national levels.

Previous committee experience includes: Rothesay Recreation Committee, Fundy Region Solid Waste Commission, Regional Board of Police Commissioners and the Maine-New Brunswick Southern Trade Corridor Committee.

Don has attended St. Thomas University, University of New Brunswick and the University of Alberta. In addition to his 30+ years of teaching in the public school system, Don has taught extension courses for STU, UNB and the community college system.

Don currently works part time as the New Brunswick representative for Product Care.

Grant Brenan

Grant Brenan

Councillor

grantbrenan@rothesay.ca

Grant Brenan was President & CEO of G.E. Barbour Ltd. 1988-2011. Tribunal Vice Chair, Work Safe NB 2012-2014. Saint John YMCA Fundraising Committee 2013-2015. President of Saint John Midget AAA Hockey 2012-2014. NB Mindcare – Vice Chair Fundraising for “One Night Wonders” 2012-2013/ SJ Regional Hospital – Campaign Chair PET/CT Fundraising 2006. SJ Regional Hospital – Board Chair 2002-2003.

Grant grew up and went to school in Kennebecasis Park and Rothesay. He and his wife Faith live with their three boys, Jon, Mattie, and Peter in Rothesay.

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