Dave Lane is running for Councillor at Large for St. John's in September 2013. His vision is to help build a city that is developed thoughtfully, explores new ideas, and listens to citizens.
Dave Lane graduated from Memorial University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Computer Science, and is Development Partner at Dc Design House, a local marketing firm.
As founding chair of Happy City St. John’s, Dave lead a group of dedicated citizens in an effort to inform and encourage public engagement in St. John's. The group’s endeavours range from unique twists on public meeting formats to effective social media dialogues to networking and think-tanking with community and business groups.
Dave serves on the boards of Downtown St. John’s and the Newfoundland Historic Trust, the St. John’s Clean & Beautiful’s “Take Pride Take Action” committee, the St. John’s Board of Trade Business Excellence Awards committee, and has spent years singing in choral groups, Quintessential Vocal Ensemble (QVE) Newmand Sound Men's Choir, and Innismara Vocal Ensemble.