Who is Shawn Menard?

Shawn Menard was elected to Ottawa City Council on October 22nd, 2018. Prior to his election he was the Public School Board Trustee for Capital Ward.

His experience includes being a senior staff person for Canada’s Big City Mayor’s Caucus and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. He is the past President of the Carleton University Alumni Association for the National Capital Region, the former Vice Chair of the City of Ottawa Pedestrian and Transit Advisory Committee, Past President of the Rideau River Residence Association and Centretown Citizen’s Community Association, and previously worked within the federal government as a public servant.

Shawn has a Masters degree in Public Policy and Administration. He has lived in Ottawa his whole life, and currently lives in Old Ottawa South with his partner and young son.

As Councillor, Shawn will fight to make City Hall a place for people again.