James H. Douglas

Inducted June 20, 2009

Politician

Brownstone Chapter

Massachusetts

Graduate Middlebury College-Bachelor Arts Russian Studies (1972)
Representative, Vermont State House of Representatives (1972 - 1979)
Majority Whip, Vermont State House of Representatives (1975 - 1977)
Majority Leader, Vermont State House of Representatives (1977 - 1979)
Executive Assistant to the Governor (1979)
Aide, Governor Richard Snelling (1979 - 1980)
Secretary of State, State of Vermont (1980 - 1992)
Treasurer, State of Vermont (1994 - 2002)
Governor, State of Vermont (2002 - 2010)
Co-chair, National Governors' Association e-health alliance (2003)
Chairman, New England Governor's Conference (2003)
National Order of Quebec (2010)

Past Master Union Lodge #2 (1977 - 1978)
Grand Lodge Jurisprudence Committee (1987 - 1997)
Grand Historian, Grand Lodge of Vermont (1993 - 1997)

Initiated: Brownstone Chapter (Massachusetts) - November 18, 1965
DeMolay Degree - December 16, 1965
Chevalier Active Legion of Honor

Through DeMolay I learned a lot about myself. I came to understand that
the most important aspect of being a leader is determining how to serve
the people who have entrusted you to guide them.

Inducted June 20, 2009