Dave Lane

Councillor-at-Large Dave Lane
Councillor At Large
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Dave Lane has been a Councillor at Large for the City of St. John's since 2013, and is focused primarily on economic development, public engagement, supporting startups and small businesses, and strengthening support for the arts and built heritage. Outside of Council, Dave leads a significant project in for Common Ground Coworking to adapt several historic downtown buildings into a proposed “creative innovation hub” for entrepreneurs, artists and other self-starters.
Prior to Council, Dave chaired Happy City St. John's, a community group focused on engagement at the municipal level. He is also a musician, having sung tenor with Quintessential Vocal Ensemble (QVE) and Newman Sound Men's Choir, and was the first drummer for local rock band Hey Rosetta!
Dave lives with his wife, Hedi, their dog, Annie, and their two cats Isaac and Barbara. You can keep up with Dave on his website.

He is Council lead for Finance and Administration; the Business Support Initiative; the Water Street Infrastructure Project Liaison; and the Bicycling Advisory Committee; and is a member of the St. John's Transportation Commission.