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Doug McKillop BAdmin '76

Outstanding Service Award (Dr. Robert & Norma Ferguson Award for Outstanding Service)

Doug has had a long and distinguished career in the accounting profession and has been a tireless community volunteer, especially for the University of Regina Rams football club. He began public accounting practice in 1979 and became a partner with the Virtus Group LLP in 1982. He recently transitioned to the role of a Senior Consultant with the company.

In 2008, Doug was admitted as a fellow to CPA Saskatchewan in recognition of his leadership within his profession. He served on numerous provincial taxation committees including the Saskatchewan Business Tax Review Committee. In 2003, he was appointed the Saskatchewan representative on the national Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (now Canada Revenue Agency) Tax Professional Advisory Committee. He also served as a member of the provincial Professional Development Committee, including serving three years as Chair.

In 2005, he was awarded a Distinguished Community Service Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saskatchewan for his exceptional service to the community. Doug completed the ICD.D Director’s Education Program at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management in 2017.

Doug has strong ties to the University of Regina having served as a sessional lecturer in the Faculty of Business Administration in the 1980s. He is also a member of the Leaders Council of the Hill and Levene Schools of Business, a group of community business leaders who help advance the mission of the schools.

Doug also has deep links to the University of Regina Rams football club. He is one of only 13 individuals who has been named a Life Member of the team and has served in virtually every role on the Board of Directors. He has also served as Vice-President of the Western Canada Summer Games and Sask Sport and served as a Board member for Football Saskatchewan. A graduate of Campion College, in 2017 he received an Alumni of Distinction Award.

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