Director
Area Represented: 
2018 Doug Hillian
City of Courtenay
Main phone: 250-334-0693
Cell phone: 250-650-8990

Recently elected to his fourth term on City Council, Doug has a background of over forty-five years experience as a social work and community justice professional, working in the non-profit sector and with the provincial government as a probation officer, consultant and manager at the regional and provincial level. He has a Master’s degree in Human and Social Development and his contributions to public safety and community justice were acknowledged when he was awarded the Governor General’s Exemplary Service Medal in 2003 and again in 2015. Doug is an active community member who plays competitive soccer, sings in a community choir and enjoys alpine hiking. His history in the Comox Valley includes 12 years coaching youth soccer, co-founding the Transition and Social Planning Societies, and serving on Parent Advisory Councils and numerous boards like World Community and the Justice Centre, where he continues to volunteer as a facilitator. Doug is married to Shelagh Wallace and together they have four adult children and three grandchildren. He recently retired from full employment but remains motivated by a commitment to public service, a deep love for the Comox Valley and a passionate belief in our shared responsibility to work together for the common good.

Director Hillian serves on the:

  • Committee of the Whole
  • Comox Valley Sports Centre Commission
  • Comox Valley Water Committee
  • Sewage Commission

Alternate Directors for City of Courtenay:

  • Will Cole-Hamilton
  • Melanie McCollum
  • Manno Theos

Annual Financial Disclosure Statement

Annual Financial Disclosure Statements are submitted each year on January 15 by the incumbent directors pursuant to the BC Financial Disclosure Act.

Director Doug Hillian's financial disclosure statement