As a super-secretary in Governor Mitt Romney’s cabinet, Doug oversaw transportation, housing, environment, and energy agencies, with combined annual capital budgets of $5 billion, and a total workforce exceeding 11,000. This unique position enabled him to put into practice many of the policies he developed over twenty-five years as head of the Conservation Law Foundation, New England’s premier environmental advocacy organization. Widely acknowledged as a leading environmentalist, Doug received the President’s Environmental and Conservation Challenge Award, the country’s highest conservation award, the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service and an honorary “Officer of the Order of the British Empire”. An avid outdoors-man since his 1968 U.S. Olympic rowing team days, Doug enjoys the environment he’s working to conserve. Doug is chair of the board of directors of Renew Energy Partners LLC, an energy efficiency project development and finance firm serving commercial, industrial and non-profit enterprises.