Maleeha Shahid



Councillor, East Ward (4)

JoAnne Alexander Centre Ward 3 Councillor


Boards and Committees

  • Ethno-Cultural and Diversity Advisory Committee
  • Whitby in Bloom

About Councillor Shahid

Elected in 2018 as the Councillor for East Ward 4, Maleeha Shahid is serving her first term on Council.

In her capacity as Councillor, Maleeha sits as the Mayor’s designate on Whitby in Bloom and the Ethno cultural and Diversity Advisory Committee. 

As a successful self-employed woman for over 10 years,  Maleeha knows first hand what it takes to run a business. She can directly relate to the small and medium-sized business owners who are the backbone of Whitby. Maleeha is known for her excellent problem solving, customer service and interaction with public. This is the type of valuable experience she brings to Council in managing growth in a responsible manner.

Maleeha has been actively involved as a member of Rotary Club of Whitby Sunrise doing her part to bring people together to help make Whitby the best it can be. Maleeha is committed to ensuring that Whitby continues to be a prosperous, safe and thriving place to live and start a business.

As a parent, homeowner, successful business person and community volunteer, Maleeha keeps an eye on issues that matter in her ward and to the community.  For over 12 years Maleeha has been a resident of Whitby. She and her husband live in the East Ward with their three children.