Doug is the Chair of the Perley Rideau Foundation. He is the former Senior Director, Region of Ottawa-Carleton. Doug held senior positions with the Region of Ottawa Carleton and subsequently with the City of Ottawa. His most recent position was as Senior Advisor in the office of Mayor Chiarelli where he was responsible for liaison between the Mayor and City Management, representing the Mayor on numerous committees and boards.
Doug obtained his B.A. from Carleton University. He served as Director of Mobility and Corporate Fleet Services at the Region of Ottawa Carleton where he was responsible for the planning, control, and co-ordination of the Division. He previously served at the Director level in a variety of other positions at the Region of Ottawa Carleton since 1992.
He was born and raised in Ottawa, and has remained in that city after his retirement to enjoy his family including wife, children, and grandchildren.