From manager of a local elevator to the Marketing Manager of an inland terminal, Doug worked in the grain industry for 19 years. He has served on numerous committees including the Southwest Municipal Government committee and the Southwest Area Transportation committee.
Doug was Chair of the Crown Lands Appeal Board and over the years has served on the Nuclear Waste Management Organization, sat on the SaskDocs (Physician Recruitment) Committee, Rural Economic Development Committee, MREP (Municipal Roads for the Economy Program) Committee, and many other SARM-appointed committees.
Doug was awarded the Saskatchewan Centennial Medal in 2005 and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.
Doug was elected MLA for Cypress Hills in the 2016 provincial election and was re-elected in 2020.
Doug has served as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Energy and Resources and as a member of the Standing Committee on the Economy. He is currently Deputy Government Whip, the Legislative Secretary to the Minister responsible for SaskPower and SaskEnergy, Chair of the Private Bills Committee, as well as a member of the Standing Committee on the Economy.
He and his wife Phyllis own and operate a fourth-generation family farm and have three grown children and 4 grandchildren.
Office: P.O. Box 238 4671 Price Ave., Gull Lake, SK., S0N 1A0