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Title: Councilmember - Precinct 3
Precinct 3 - North Crestview (North of Highway 90) Appointed to Unexpired 4 year term. 10/12/2015 - 03/31/2017
Douglas A. (Doug) Faircloth was appointed to the City Council by unanimous vote on October 6, 2015, to complete the term of Mickey Rytman, who had resigned in August of 2015. On October 12, 2015, Mr. Faircloth was sworn in and took his seat on the Dais.
The Councilmember is a lifelong resident of Crestview and a retired Sergeant from the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Department. He has always followed and held great interest in city government. In the 1970's, he was appointed to an Annexation Committee by long time Mayor George Whitehurst. Since then, Doug has been associated with several civic organizations, clubs and city committees. He has served as President of the Crestview Jaycees; past member of the Crestview High School Quarterback Club; the Chamber of Commerce; the Spanish Trail Cruisers (serving as their Secretary / Web Administrator); the Fraternal Order of Police - North Okaloosa Lodge 146, (Lodge Secretary); the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Okaloosa Walton Traffic Planning Organization (OWTPO); the Crestview Police and Firefighters Retirement Board; and the Crestview Board of Adjustments. Doug has also been a lifelong member of First Baptist Church in Crestview, where he currently serves on the Properties Committee and sings in the Adult Choir. He was married to the former Janice Ann Hagen of Cincinnati, Ohio, for 44 years, until her death in 2013. Doug and Jan have one daughter who resides in Crestview.
"Over the past few years, I have become very concerned about the direction our city government was going. I finally decided I shouldn't complain from the sidelines; but get into the game and try my best to make it better. That's why I am committed to this new challenge and to all of the people within this community."
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