John Shanks

John joined the WEV Board of Directors in July 2020 and serves on the Finance Committee and Governance Committee.

John comes to the Board with vast experience and professional expertise that will greatly benefit his service to the Windsor Elms Village. He is a Partner at Stewart McKelvey in Halifax, Nova Scotia, working with a diverse group of clients including municipalities, district health authorities, property owners, insurers, small business owners and firms in the construction industry. His practice areas are insurance; litigation and alternative dispute resolution and municipal.

John achieved his Bachelor of Law Degree at the University of New Brunswick in 1997; before that completing a BA with honors at Acadia University in 1994.

John enjoys giving back to his community in other ways as well – currently serving as member of the Board of Directors for West Hants Minor Hockey Association 2006 to present; member of the Oversight Committee of the Annapolis Valley School Board and Coach for the West Hants United Soccer Association since 2007 to present.