Jim Douglas
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Jim Douglas

Republican

American politician

Middlebury, Vermont
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Jim Douglas

American politician
Summary
Experience
70
Years of Age
27
Years of Experience
VTResidence (state)

James Holley Douglas (born June 21, 1951) is an American politician from the state of Vermont. A Republican, he was elected the 80th governor of the state in 2002 and was reelected three times with a majority of the vote. On August 27, 2009, Douglas announced that he would not seek re-election for a fifth term in 2010. He left the office in January 2011. On January 6, 2011, Douglas became an executive in residence at Middlebury College where he taught a 24 student course titled Vermont Government and Politics.

Experience

Education

  (1 of 1)  
Middlebury College
AB
1972

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 8)  
Governor
State of Vermont
2002 - 2010
Secretary of State
State of Vermont
1980 - 1992
Majority Leader
Vermont State House of Representatives
1977 - 1979
Representative
Vermont State House of Representatives
1972 - 1979
Majority Whip
Vermont State House of Representatives
1975 - 1977
Town Moderator
Town of Middlebury
Aide
Governor Richard Snelling
1979 - 1980
Executive Assistant to the Governor
1979

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 21)  
Board Member
United Way of Addison County
Board Member
United Way of Vermont
Former Chair
Legal Affairs Committee, National Governor's Association
Former Master
Masonic Lodge
Former Member
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Board
Former Member
Mary Johnson Day Care Center Board
Former Member
Counseling Service of Addison County Board
Former President
National Association of State Treasurers
Former President
National Association of Secretaries of State
Former President
Council of State Governments
Former President
Addison County Chamber of Commerce
Former President
Vermont Conference of the United Church of Christ
Former President
Porter Medical Center
Member
Union Lodge #2
Treasurer
Vermont 4-H Foundation
Vice Chair
Health and Human Services Committee, National Governors Association
Chair
New England Governor's Conference
2003
Co-Chair
National Governors Association e-Health Alliance
2003
Member
Local Advisory Council, Secretary of Homeland Security
2003
Member
Middlebury Republican Town Committee
Vice Chair
Coalition of Northeastern Governors