David Hendsbee

Halifax Regional Municipal Councillor David Hendsbee returned to the Board of Halifax Harbour Bridges in November 2022 after a two-year absence. One of the longest-serving members from HRM, he first joined the HHB Board in 2007 and served without interruption until 2020.

A former Preston MLA (1999-2003) in the John Hamm PC government, he has been re-elected six times as the Municipal Councillor representing District 2: Preston – Chezzetcook – Eastern Shore.

In addition to Halifax Harbour Bridges, he is a member of the following HRM Committees:

Appeals Committee

Audit & Finance Committee

Heritage Advisory Committee

Harbour East – Marine Drive Community Council


He graduated from Saint Mary’s University with a Bachelor of Commerce Class of 1982 Valedictorian and SMUSA President 1982-84.