Doug Edmond is an experienced educator with a career spanning several decades. He has taught primary school, as well as undergraduate and post-graduate courses across Canada. Doug holds a master’s degree in educational administration and foundations and a Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Foundations from the University of Alberta, where he also taught undergraduate courses. Earlier in his career, Doug served as a Research and Planning Officer for the Regina Public School Board, where he contributed to K-8 education technology initiatives.

Later, he joined the Winnipeg School Division, initially as the Executive Assistant to the Chief Superintendent and then as the Director of Research, Planning, and Technology. Some of Doug’s primary interests were curriculum, policy development and research at the local level. He also possesses a love of books, which served him well while managing WSB’s Library Support Services.

In addition to his professional pursuits, Doug is a father and has been actively involved in coaching team sports. He has a passion for music and has been performing and recording with his band. Doug is also engaged in the local music community, serving on the Jazz Winnipeg board of directors and participating as a music jury judge for different awards. He’s been involved in volunteer work, including a construction program with Habitat for Humanity in New Zealand. Currently, Doug is retired and performs at personal care homes as part of the Manitoba Arts Networks’ Concerts in Care program. He also serves as the CEO of UpFront Consulting Group.