Doug is an ordained Southern Baptist Pastor who is has been serving as a full time/Salaried Chaplain with Cowlitz Chaplaincy since 2012. Doug has a Masters of Divinity Degree with a concentration in Pastoral Care from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in N.C. He also has a certificate in Pastoral Counseling from Virginia Baptist School of Pastoral Care. Doug has experience as a professional hospital chaplain, pastoral counselor and as a volunteer firefighter and rescue worker. He is a member of the International Conference of Police Chaplains and is a graduate of the Police & Fire Chaplains Academy held at the Washington State Criminal Justice Academy in Burien. He also has training in Crisis Intervention, Bereavement Intervention, and Critical Incident Stress Management. Doug is married to a wonderful wife (Laura) and has two awesome young children. Doug resides in Longview.