Sandy Hickman has been a member of St. John’s City Council for sixteen years 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 2013.


Councillor Hickman recently retired from the Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation with the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador as a Marketing Specialist and has 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 and has been serving on the Gonzaga School Council.


In his spare time, Councillor Hickman enjoys being active by playing golf, hiking and coaching various sports.




Community Activities


Gonzaga High School – school council

Royal St. John’s Regatta Committee – member

Extensive Community, school and sport involvement since 1970

Recently inducted into provincial Volleyball Hall of Fame


Council Committees


Member – St. John’s Transportation Commission

Chair – City of St. John’s Audit committee

Past Chair – Public Works and Environment Committee

Past Chair – Tourism committee

Past Chair – Mural committee

Member – Parks and Recreation Committee

Member – Arts Advisory committee

Member – Arts Jury

Member – Planning and Housing Committee

Council representative – St. John’s Convention Centre Expansion Committee

President – Canadian Capital Cities Organization

City representative – Memorial University Recreation Complex Board

City representative – Newfoundland and Labrador Sports Centre Board

City representative – 6 years – C.A. Pippy Park Commission

Member – Eastern Waste Management Board


Hickman Family

Coaching Volleyball

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