Meet Sheila

Sheila has lived in Rideau-Rockcliffe Ward 13 for 25 years and is an active resident in the Ottawa community.

Her experience includes:

  • President of the Overbrook Community Association – from 2010 to 2014
  • Founder of the Overbrook Community Gardens - 2013
  • Chair, City of Ottawa Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee - 2011-2012
  • Community Panel Representative for the Federation of Citizens’ Association Ottawa-Carleton, Official Plan Review, City of Ottawa - 2012-2014
  • Facilitator, Commission for the Social Assistance Review in Ontario, 2012
  • Board of Directors, Federation of Citizens Associations Ottawa-Carleton 2012-2014
  • Chair of the Federation of Citizens’ Association Planning and Zoning Committee 2013-2014
  • Community Development Framework, Overbrook Steering Table, Rideau Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre 2010-2014
  • Board of Directors and Civic Affairs Chairperson – Ottawa Council of Women 2012-2014
  • Panel Member, Citizen’s Academy 2013
  • Crime Prevention Ottawa, Conference Committee Member- 2014
  • Deputy Warden, St. Bartholomew’s Church 2013-14
  • Professional Experience: Teaching and Educational Administration- Preschool to Adult, Public and International for over 30 years
  • Education: B.A. Carleton University, M.Ed. University of Ottawa

Memberships and Interests Include: Canadian Federation of University Women Ottawa, Canadian Club Ottawa, Rideau Tennis Club, National Arts Centre and Arts, Cornerstone Volunteer, Harmony House founding member, Ski Instructor and cyclist


Sheila believes that we are: "Stronger Together...Building a Liveable Ottawa"

1. Meaningful Consultation...with a focus on


2. SMART Development...

 Sustainable Communities
 Meeting Goals Together
 Accessible to Everyone
 Responsible and Affordable

3. Working Together...

To Strengthen Ottawa's economy.