Council Members

Mayor Peter Lush

Mayor Peter Lush is a retired Health Care Executive. He has been Mayor of the Town of Gambo for 18 years and a Municipal Representative for 28 years. He was born and raised in the Town of Gambo. He received his education at MUN and the College of the North Atlantic. If you need to talk to Peter, you may contact him by calling 709-674-4476, 709-674-5172 or email at 



Deputy Mayor Darren Dyke is employed with Goulding's Wholesale Ltd. He is Chairperson of the Public Works and a member Fire Department Committee. Darren also volunteers his time with the Smallwood Holiday Weekend and is the Deputy Chief for the Gambo Fire Department. If you would like to talk to Darren about issues or concerns in your community, please contact him at


Councillor Scott Pritchett

Councillor Scott Pritchett has been a longstanding member of the Freshwater/Alexander Bay Ecosystem Corporation. He is the Chairperson of Finance and Land Development Committees and a member of the Public Works Committee.  Scott is also treasurer of the Gambo Recreation Committee.  Scott can be reached at 709-674-5188 or email at


Councillor Fred Jeans

Councillor Fred Jeans  is a retired Nondestructive Testing Technician. He is the Chairperson of the SEDCOR Committee and of the Waste Management Committee as well as a member of the Finance Committee. Fred can be contacted at 674-4722 or email at


Craig Lush

Councillor Craig Lush is a self employed businessman. He is the Chairperson of the Animal Control Committee and a member of the Waste Management Committee. If you have any issues or concerns you may contact Craig at 674-4359 or email


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Councillor Sonja Denobrega has been employed with Aviva Canada for 14 years and has worked in the insurance industry for over 20 years.  She is Chairperson of the OH&S Committee, member of the Administration Committee and acting liaison for Festival & Events and Recreation.  If you have any issues or concerns you may contact Sonja at 674-4227 or email  


Councillor Minnie Osmond   is a retired G4S Security Officer. She is chairperson of the OH&S committee and a member of the Public Works Committee. She has been a member of the SUF for over 30 years and currently Chaplain.  Minnie is also a home league member of the  Gambo Corp and has been for over 30 years. Minnie can be reached at 674-1777 or email