VETERAN NAVY COMMANDER
Captain Doug Roulstone has been a resident of Snohomish since 1999 when he retired from the U.S. Navy after 27 years on active duty, commanding three award winning commands, the last being the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).
As commanding officer of the USS John C. Stennis, Doug led a crew of approximately 5,000. He was awarded the first-ever Joint Battle Efficiency Award by Atlantic and Pacific Fleet Commanders and personally received the Legion of Merit.
SMALL BUSINESS OWNER & VOLUNTEER
Doug has been a small business owner for over 20 years with businesses in aerospace manufacturing, electronics, and restaurant management. Doug and his wife Bonnie now own Harry’s on Tye, a restaurant and gastropub near Monroe.
He is past president of the Greater Everett Council of the Navy League, a founder of the Snohomish Boys and Girls Lacrosse Club, and an active fundraiser for the Snohomish Education Foundation.
ADVOCATE FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS
Doug Roulstone was the driving force behind the creation of the Educational Pathway Partnership in Computer Aided Design (CAD), Precision Machining and Biotech Engineering. He raised over 30 million dollars in private donations and grants to create state-of-the-art programs at both Snohomish and Glacier Peak High Schools.
In 2014, Doug was appointed as Washington State Representative to fill the position in the 44th Legislative District when Rep. Mike Hope resigned and moved to the Midwest. In 2016, Doug was elected to and served on the Snohomish County Charter Review Commission.