CannMed Events Director
Doug joined Medicinal Genomics at the onset of co-founding CannMed Events in 2016. Previously Doug worked at Courtagen Life Sciences as Director, Non-Profit and Volunteer Outreach. Doug has more than twenty years of experience in providing humanitarian aid around the world. His work in Honolulu included developing the New Hope Relief program leading medical, first response, and community development outreach programs in Southeast Asia and the South Pacific. Following the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004, his relief efforts included working as a producer on the film “The Third Wave” and resulted in the development of CTEC – a community based tsunami warning center in Peraliya, Sri Lanka.
Doug has worked as Director of Volunteers at Happy Hearts Fund as the Director of Volunteers developing multiple platforms following natural disasters including, nationwide fundraising teams to benefit the construction of schools, a New York City based intern program that played an active role with the Clinton Global Initiative, an online education program to equip students in response to natural disasters, and traveled extensively to impacted regions for the purpose of nurturing the relationship between HHF and donors.
He currently resides in California and Honolulu and continues as a consultant for non-profit organizations in volunteer development. At the core of all he does is his goal to see people realize the joy found when they apply their skills and passions to meet the needs of others.