Regional Sector | Chair, Bay of Plenty Regional Council
Doug represents the Regional Sector on National Council. He is the Chair of Bay of Plenty Regional Council and a Director on the Board of Port of Tauranga Limited.
Before Doug gained his seat on Bay of Plenty Regional Council in 2013 he was an Opotiki District Council Councillor and Chief Judge of the Ahuwhenua Trophy Maori Farming Competition.
During the past 30 years, Doug has held a range of governance and Chairman positions, including for Federated Farmers, Bay Milk Products, East Bay Health Board, East Bay Energy Trust, NZ Dairy Group, Dairy Insight and DEXCEL.