Nathaniel (Nat) Shed joined the Brunswick Town Council in January 2023. His interests include supporting a vital downtown, affordable housing, effective financial management, increasing recreational opportunities, responding to climate change and assuring excellence in education. After a rewarding career in non-profit leadership in Maine, he and his wife retired to Brunswick in 2017. Most recently he directed Friends Camp (a Quaker organization) in South China, Maine. Since retirement, he has served as Interim Executive Director for several non-profit organizations. His experience includes membership on the school board for the Town of China, service on the board of directors for the Friends School of Portland, volunteering for America Red Cross blood drives and working on disaster relief teams. For many years he has been a member of philanthropic boards for the Oak Grove School Foundation and the Obadiah Brown Benevolent Fund. Nat enjoys hiking, skiing, and traveling with wife Julie de Sherbinin. He and Julie enjoy taking care of granddaughter Ramona each Wednesday.