Sheldon holds a Master of Arts degree in military history from Norwich University at Northfield, Vermont, and a Bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He teaches history and English at the College of New Caledonia in Prince George, BC.
Sheldon is active in the Prince George community and has served two terms as the president of the local Royal Canadian Legion. He spent time as a reserve officer teaching cadets and also qualified as a military parachutist and is a recipient of the Special Service Medal with NATO bar and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.
Sheldon is an active mountaineer and is a past three term chair of the Prince George Section of the Alpine Club of Canada. He was a volunteer for the Canada Winter Games and Race Director for the Northern Hardware Prince George Centennial Canoe Race.
Sheldon was elected President of Canada’s National Firearms Association in June 2010. Prior to that he served as BC Branch President of the National Firearms Association for 11 years, and was a director and area representative of the NFA for several years before that. Sheldon is also past president of the Prince George Rod and Gun Club.
Sheldon resides with his family in Prince George, BC and continues to play an instrumental role in the annual Remembrance Day ceremonies on November 11th. If you would like to support the Prince George Legion, please visit https://legion43pg.ca/