Douglas G. Richardson
Council Chair, "The Mighty 6th District"
Council chair Richardson was raised in West Groton, Massachusetts, and came to the Lakewood area while serving on active duty with the 2nd Ranger Battalion on Fort Lewis. He is a graduate of The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, and was awarded a Masters in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. Council chair Richardson retired from the Army Reserve as a brigadier general after completing 32 years of active and reserve service and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal.
Council chair Richardson and his wife, Charlene, have two grown children and enjoy spending time with their two grandchildren.
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Behind the Scenes - Chambers Creek Park
What makes Chambers Creek Regional Park one of Pierce County's most popular destinations? Maybe it’s the tot lot? The walking trails? The creek? Join Council Chair Doug Richardson in this final episode as he goes behind the scenes with Pierce County Parks and Recreation!
Snow Response Thank You
Chair Doug Richardson thanks all Pierce County employees, the Sheriff, emergency management and 4X4 drivers for all they are doing to keep our roads clear and individuals safe during this snow event.
Behind the Scenes - Emergency Preparedness
Watch out Pierce County! Doug Richardson, Council Chair, gets hands-on with the Emergency Preparedness and the Roads Crew Team at Planning and Public Works. If you want to see him practice snow plowing, de-icing roads, and working a chainsaw, then get to watching!
Standing Committee Memberships
Doug Richardson currently serves as the Chair of the Council and on the following standing and select committees for 2018 (Resolution R2018-2)
|Rules and Operations Committee||Council Chair|
|Economic & Infrastructure Development Committee||Chair|
|Community Development Committee||Member|
|Select Committee on Human Services||Member|
External Boards & Commissions
Chair Doug Richardson currently serves on the following external boards and commissions for 2018 (R2018-1)
|Economic Development Board||Member|
|Information Technology Committee||Member|
|Joint Determining Board ||Member|
|Law Enforcement Officers' and Fire Fighters' Disability Board (LEOFF)||Member|
|Lodging Tax Advisory Board||Chair|
|Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors||Member|
|Pierce County Law and Justice Council||Member|
|Pierce County Law Library Board of Trustees||Member|
|Pierce County Regional Council||Member|
|Pierce County Reserves Officers Board of Trustees||Alternate|
|Pierce Transit Combined Communications Network Executive Board||Alternate|
|Puget Sound Regional Council - Executive Board||Alternate|
|Puget Sound Regional Council - Operations Committee||Alternate|
|Puget Sound Regional Council - Transportation Policy Board||Member|
|South Sound Military and Communities Partnership||Member, Primary|
|South Sound 911 Policy Board||Chair as of 1/24/18|
|Technology Investment Board||Member|
|Transportation Benefit District||Member|
|Washington State Association of Counties Legislative Steering Committee||Alternate|
|Work Force Central||Alternate|
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