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John Andrew

John Andrew


Councilor John Andrew lives in Kentville with his wife Lisa and their children Isaiah, Ezra and two foster children. He is currently spearheading efforts to establish true affordable housing in Kings County.

John is an ordained minister and an Acadia alumnus who is currently Executive Director of Open Arms Resource Centre Society, which serves people in crisis throughout the Annapolis Valley. Open Arms is a community outreach with more than 250 volunteers serving at-risk people through three drop-in centres, a shelter program, housing for people in transition, a furniture bank, and more. John has been a small business owner, a church pastor, and a youth worker. He’s worked with at-risk youth in outreach and as a youth shelter manager. John is a founder of Open Arms, Inn From The Cold, and SAFE House Program.

John’s favourite pastimes include hiking and camping with his family, reading, and visual arts.

Councillor Andrew sits on the following committees:

  • Board of Police Commissioners
  • Joint Fire Services Committee
  • Kings Point-to-Point (Alternate)
  • Kings Regional Sewer Committee (Alternate)
  • Kings Transit Authority

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