Heavenly Father, we thank You for the experience and understanding MLA: Doug Donaldson brings to his position representing the people in the Stikine. We pray that You would grant him wisdom and insight as he sets goals and give him a clear vision for how to make a positive difference for his constituents. May he be guided by a healthy compassion and speak truth that is recognized and acted upon. Bless him and his family with Your love, strength and guidance. Amen.
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.