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Doug Domenech

Doug Domenech has Federal, state, and private sector experience on energy, environment, and international issues. He served in the Trump Administration as Senate confirmed Assistant Secretary Insular and International Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior from 2017-2021. Prior to this he served as the Director of the Fueling Freedom Project at the Texas Public Policy Foundation in Austin, Texas. In 2010, Doug was nominated by Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and confirmed by the State Senate as the Secretary of Natural Resources overseeing six state agencies. In 2009 Doug worked as the Senior Vice President at Artemis Strategies, a bipartisan government relations and strategic communications firm in their Washington, DC office. Doug served at the U.S. Department of the Interior in the George W. Bush Administration from 2002-2009. Positions held included: Deputy Chief of Staff to Secretaries Gale Norton and Dirk Kempthorne; White House Liaison, and Deputy Director for External and Intergovernmental Affairs. Earlier in his career Domenech served as the Executive Director of the National Center for Home Education; Executive Director of the Madison Project PAC; Campaign Manager for Farris for Lt. Governor (Virginia); Vice President for the Forest Resources Association; and Director of the Timber Harvesting Management Program at Alabama A&M University. He holds a B.S. in Forestry and Wildlife Management from Virginia Tech University.