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August 13, 2019 / For Immediate Release

BRIDGEWATER, NOVA SCOTIA – The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg has appointed Tom MacEwan as Chief Administrative Officer.

Tom served almost four years as the Chief Administrative Officer for the third largest municipal unit in Nova Scotia, and more recently served as CAO with the Municipality of the District of Shelburne. During his tenures, he’s worked on projects such as a rural internet broadband strategy, a 5-year Strategic Plan and a community engagement strategy.

In addition to his work in municipal government, Tom has more than a decade of experience practicing law, with a specialty in Municipal Law, Labour and Employment Law and Civil Litigation. Tom has also served as a university lecturer in the areas of business law, family law, Canadian government and world politics. Raised in Westville, NS, Tom graduated in 1999 with a law degree from Dalhousie University.

“Council is delighted to bring Tom onto the team. He brings a depth of knowledge and experience in the role, with more than 15 years involvement in municipal government, through his service as municipal solicitor and as CAO. We expect Tom’s leadership will help us navigate the major projects we have underway as a municipality,” says Mayor Carolyn-Bolivar Getson.

Tom will begin his role with the Municipality on September 16.


Media contact:

Sarah Kucharski
Communications Officer
(902) 541-1328