Doug is serving his first term as an At-Large member of the Council. He has served on the Mount Dora Planning and Zoning Commission, the City Charter Review Commission and the Lake County Water Authority board. His previous local government experience includes city and county planning director positions, city and county prosecutor offices, and state legislator (Wyoming). He also had a stint as a coastal planner in Hawaii. Doug has a Bachelor’s degree in political science, Master’s degree in community planning and a Law degree.
Doug and his wife, Chris, moved to Mount Dora in 2013 after five years of frequent visits. He worked as a historic tour guide with Mount Dora Segway and has taken classes to become a Florida Master Naturalist. Doug enjoys traveling, reading, tennis, pickleball, running, obstacle courses and nearly any outdoor activity.