Councillor Rob Anstey

Urban Municipalities Director

Mr. Anstey was first elected to the Gander Town Council in the 2001 Municipal Election and was re-elected in the 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017 Municipal Elections.

Robert Anstey was born and raised in Gander and has been employed with Canada Post since 1980 until his retirement in early 2016. He is married to Kathy and they have two grown children.

Councillor Anstey is the Chair of the Engineering, Planning & Controls Committee and is a member of the Public Works and Services Committee and the Economic Development, Tourism and Culture Committee. He is also Council’s representative on the 91st Construction Engineering Committee and the Wastewater Steering Committee. He is also Board member of Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador and Chair of the Urban Municipalities Committee.

Councillor Anstey was an active member of the Gander Lions Club for many years, holding every office at least once. During his years with the Gander Lions Club he received the Lion of the Year award twice and for his exemplary service received the Judge Brian Stevenson Award. He has been a Boy Scout Leader and served on the Girl Guide House Committee.