Doyle served as a Beaverton city councilor for 14 years before being elected mayor of the city in 2008, succeeding Rob Drake in January 2009. Doyle is also an educator and sports coach, previously coaching softball and soccer for Valley Catholic High School. A certified teacher, he has a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Illinois State University.
Married to Ann Doyle for over 34 years, Doyle has two daughters, both married, as well as two granddaughters.
Doyle, a Democrat, who was originally elected in 2008 and to a second term in 2012, in mid-2014 said he is exploring the possibility of running for a third term in 2016. Born in Chicago in about 1949, Doyle moved to Beaverton in the 1980s.
He has been involved in many climate change and environmental issues as mayor, and taking part in several environmental organizations.