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Douglass B. Sutherland Edit Profile

mayor , tent and awning company executive

Douglass B. Sutherland, American former mayor, tent and awning company executive. Board directors Tacoma-Pierce County Board Health, Tacoma-Pierce County Employment and Training Consortium; mayor City of Tacoma, 1982-1989; president Puget Sound Regional Council; chair Urban County Caucus, Washington Association of Counties. Member Association Washington Cities, Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of C. Lodges: Rotary.

Background

Sutherland, Douglass B. was born on May 2, 1937 in Helena, Montana, United States. Son of Chris and Marie Sutherland.

Education

Bachelor, Central Washington University, 1959.

Career

Program specialist Boeing Company, Tacoma, 1960-1971. Owner, president Tacoma Tent & Awning, Inc., 1971-1986. Secretary, president, 1986-1998.

County executive Pierce County, Washington, 2001—2009.

Membership

Board directors Tacoma-Pierce County Board Health, Tacoma-Pierce County Employment and Training Consortium. Mayor City of Tacoma, 1982-1989. President Puget Sound Regional Council.

Chair Urban County Caucus, Washington Association of Counties. Member Association Washington Cities, Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of C. Lodges: Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing.

Connections

Married Grace Sutherland, September 5, 1986. Children: Karen, Scott.

father:
Chris Sutherland

mother:
Marie Sutherland

spouse:
Grace Sutherland

children:
Karen Sutherland

Scott Sutherland