Wednesday, October 19, 2011
MLA: Doug Donaldson - Stikine
Thank You, Lord, for MLA: Doug Donaldson’s service to the people of Stikine. Bless him as he works in Victoria; make him aware of those who genuinely need his help and enable him to contribute to their well-being. Give him the strength and endurance he needs, and let him know that his efforts are appreciated. Bless his family with health and wholeness we pray.
Doug Donaldson was elected as MLA for Stikine on May 12, 2009 after four terms as a municipal councillor in Hazelton.
Doug serves as deputy opposition critic Finance, and Energy and serves as Chair of the caucus committee on Sustainable Economic Development.
Doug’s previous work in the Stikine included jobs in forestry, tourism, education, communications and journalism. He has been active on many local and provincial boards.
Doug lived in Smithers and Telkwa before settling in Hazelton. He has traveled extensively through the new Stikine riding, with many trips to the northern part of the constituency featuring a recent visit to Iskut to participate in a community coalbed methane forum organized by the Tahltan. Doug is married and has two adult children. He enjoys skiing, hiking, squash and tending to his chickens, turkeys, sheep and llamas. His formal education includes an undergraduate degree in biology and a graduate degree in journalism.