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Rob Douglas currently serves as councillor for North Cowichan, having been elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2018. During this time, he has also served a Director with the Cowichan Valley Regional District.

Prior to his involvement in municipal politics, Rob served on a wide range of community organizations including the boards for the Cowichan Land Trust and Volunteer Cowichan. In addition, for several years he wrote for the Cowichan News Leader Pictorial.

For more than a decade, Rob has been employed by the Province of British Columbia, currently as a director in the area of post-secondary education and skills training, and before that as a policy analyst with responsibilities for Indigenous education, immigration policy, and newcomer settlement. He previously worked in the pulp & paper, forestry, and construction industries.

Born and raised in North Cowichan, Rob’s family has deep roots in the Cowichan Valley that go back five generations. He currently lives near Mount Tzouhalem with his wife, two daughters, and their boxer Daisy, where they enjoy hiking, swimming and playing sports.

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