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West Regional Council Representative Spotlight - Douglas Derrick

By Amira Ansari posted 18 days ago


 @Douglas Derrick
West Regional Council Representative, National Council of Chapters
16 years in the industry

What do you enjoy most about being a Regional Council Rep?
Taking information bottom up

Where do you work and what do you do there?
Campari Group as District Manager of Oregon

What is the most rewarding part of your career?
Growing my community

What is your favorite bartending moment?
The Negroni Social #7

What do you do to relax outside of work?
Catch fish and drink Wild Turkey

Tell us about your dream vacation:
Fly fishing with mouse imitations on the Kamchatka Peninsula

Advice you could offer to others:
Look for the best while being keenly aware of the worst.

Who do you look up to and why?
Elliott Smith

Are there any causes, topics, or initiatives you are involved in that you'd like to share?
Negroni Week! I helped start it with Imbibe Magazine in

Most interesting place traveled & why?
Rome. You are standing on dead civilizations

What is your least-favorite word? What is your favorite word?
Unprecedented. Yes.

What noise(s) or sound(s) do you love? Which ones do you hate?
That one hold song, you know duh duh duh don don don don don don duh duh. No

Which profession (other than your own) would you like to attempt?
Tournament Bass Angler

Which profession would you NEVER attempt?
Republican politician

Is there anything else you'd like us to know?
I am excited to connect with all of the West Coast leadership via my NCC Chair!