Sheila McGauvran

Leadership Team
Title: Town Engineer

Sheila McGauvran currently serves as the Town’s Town Engineer.

Sheila is a Registered Professional Engineer with the State of Rhode Island, and has over thirty-eight years in her profession and over twenty-nine years of municipal experience throughout Rhode Island having worked for the Town of Coventry, City of Providence and City of Woonsocket.  She is actively engaged in her profession by being a member of the American Public Works Association (APWA) and was past president of the New England Chapter of the APWA.  Sheila holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of Rhode Island and a Master’s of Public Administration from Walden University. 

In Sheila’s role, she is responsible for leading, planning and directing all the activities of the Engineering Division of the Department of Public Works.

Sheila and her husband live in North Kingstown.  She has six children who are all college graduates and live all over the country and the world.


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