Meet Doug

Quick Facts

Born and raised on a farm near Bellevue, Ohio (20 miles from Sandusky)

Graduated from Capital University with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Political Science and Public Relations

 

Master's in Business Administration from Ashland University

Wife Rebecca, daughter Felicity
, son Xavier, son Sebastian

 

Member of St. Patrick Church
 
Member of the Worthington Chamber of Commerce

Leadership

PRESENT

Worthington City Council Member, At-Large since 2011
 

Worthington Community Improvement Corporation (CIC), Board Vice President since 2012

 

Worthington Bike/Pedestrian Advisory Committee Member

 

Worthington Street Improvement Advisory Committee Member

Trained in LEAN Six Sigma practices for government

 

Columbus Catholic Men's Ministry, 

Board Member

The men's ministry provides programs and events to help men strengthen their faith, family, and professional life.

 

The New Standard Marketing,

Owner

The New Standard is a full-service marketing firm

 

Little Margaret's Charity at St. Patrick Church, 

Board Member

Little Margaret’s Charity is a non-profit organization that distributes funds to organizations in Columbus area whose purpose it is to help the needy. Doug is an active Board Members who helps with hands-on charity.

 

St. Joseph the Worker Business Network,

Founder

St. Joseph the Worker Business Network is a non-profit membership organization for central Ohio Catholic business people. The network is comprised of professionals who want to incorporate their faith into the workplace while networking with other Catholics to foster personal and business relationships.

 

Columbus Jewish Business Network,

Board Member

The Herbert Weyl Jewish Business Network provides educational programs for Columbus business owners and raises funds for LifeTown at the Schottenstein Chabad.

PAST

Circle K International,

International Trustee

Doug was elected by his peers to serve on the Board of Trustees for this international collegiate service organization. His responsibilities included traveling to seven states and Western Canada to counsel organization leaders and inspire college students to perform service projects in their communities. He also was charged with developing a strategic marketing plan to obtain more members and to partner with universities and national organizations. He assisted with developing annual budgets, and created by-laws and legislation to expand organizational efforts to additional countries.

 

Ohio District Circle K international,

Lt. Governor

Doug was elected by his peers to serve as the Lt. Governor for the Ohio District. He was mainly responsible for Central Ohio growth, and allocating district funds for service projects and events across Ohio. Doug achieved short term and long term sustainability goals, assisting with reaching the largest number of members in Ohio District’s history. He grew the membership in Central Ohio by more than 400 percent in one year.
 

Capital University Student Senate,

Floor Leader

Doug organized a grassroots effort and allocated funds to update the university’s handicapped accessibility (compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act). He developed an integrated Study Abroad program and cultural events for students and the community to see what life is like in the home countries of our foreign students. He helped pass a multi-million dollar building plan for a new housing facility, a new dining room, and a new walkway through campus. Plus, he was instrumental in working with university administration to develop a long term building plan for the campus area. Within the Student Senate, he operated and allocated university funds through an annual budget. Doug served on the Student Senate for three years.

Worthington-Linworth Kiwanis,

Member

Doug has been in Kiwanis since 2008, and has been involved in the Kiwanis family for more than 20 years.

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