Sandy Hickman

Councillor-at-Large Sandy Hickman
Councillor At Large
Phone number: 
709-576-8045

Sandy Hickman has been a member of St. John’s City Council for more than a decade in the position of Councillor At Large.

Councillor Hickman has a Bachelor of Physical Education and a Bachelor of Education from Memorial University of Newfoundland and went on to receive his Master of Arts in Sport Administration from the University of Alberta.
 
He was first elected to St. John’s City Council during a by-election in 2001 as a Councillor At Large and has been returned to the position in three subsequent election campaigns in 2005, 2009 and most recently in 2013.  
 
Councillor Hickman is currently retired from his former position with the Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation with the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador as a Marketing Specialist, where he worked closely with many provincial organizations. He also has a long track record of giving back to the community. He has served on many sport related committees and associations including Vice-President of the Royal St. John’s Regatta Committee; Secretary and Volleyball Canada Director with the Newfoundland and Labrador Volleyball Association. He has also been very active in youth sports having served as a coach in various sports for more than 38 years. Hickman was awarded with the 125 Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal for service to sport in our province. He has also been very involved in the education system, having served as a school board trustee for six years.
 
He currently serves on the Bannerman Park Foundation; council rep for the C.A. Pippy Park Commission; Memorial University Recreation Complex Committee; Newfoundland And Labrador Sports Centre Board, Quidi Vidi/Rennies River Foundation; St. John's Convention Centre Planning Committee; chair of the steering committee for the Memorial University area traffic study and president of the Canadian Capital Cities Organization. He is also chair of the Arts Advisory Committee, co-chair of the Heritage Advisory committee and has served as chair of a wide variety of City committees during his tenure on City Council.