Wayne Rowe Bio

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Mayor Rowe has been a resident of the Sunshine Coast since 1981. He is a lawyer with an established private legal practice in the Town of Gibsons. Prior to commencing his legal career Wayne served in the Canadian Armed Forces based primarily in Quebec, Germany and France. After leaving the Service Wayne obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario followed by a Bachelor of Laws Degree at the University of British Columbia and a Civil Law Diploma at the University of Sherbrooke.

Wayne was first elected to Council in 2008. In 2011 he was elected Mayor and re-elected in 2014 for a second term.