Doug Tyler

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Doug Tyler is a political figure in the province of New Brunswick, Canada.

Tyler was a member of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from the 1987 election until his defeat in the 1999 election. He served in the cabinet from 1991 to 1999 overseeing various ministries, including a stint as Deputy Premier under Camille Thériault's leadership.

Tyler was campaign manager for Paul Duffie's unsuccessful bid for the New Brunswick Liberal Party leadership, campaign manager for the New Brunswick Liberals in the 2003 election, co-chair for the Liberal Party of Canada's campaign in New Brunswick in the 2004 federal election and co-compaign manager for the New Brunswick Liberals in the 2006 provincial election.

From 2004 to 2006 he served as chief of staff to New Brunswick MP Andy Scott in his role as Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs. On September 20, 2006, Premier-designate of New Brunswick Shawn Graham appointed Tyler to chair his transition team.

In his first press conference as Premier, on October 3, 2006 Shawn Graham said the Doug Tyler was serving as his acting chief of staff. He was replaced by former cabinet colleague Bernard Thériault who became Graham's first permanent chief of staff on October 30, 2006. He has worked at the Saint John-based public relations firm Revolution Strategy.[1]

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Provincial Government of Camille Thériault
Cabinet Post (1)
Predecessor Office Successor
Alan R. Graham Minister of Natural Resources and Energy
1998-1999
Jeannot Volpé
Special Cabinet Responsibilities
Predecessor
Title Successor
Alan R. Graham Deputy Premier
1998-1999
Dale Graham
Provincial Government of Ray Frenette
Cabinet Post (1)
Predecessor Office Successor
himself in
McKenna government
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
1997-1998
Stuart Jamieson
Special Cabinet Responsibilities
Predecessor
Title Successor
Ray Frenette Government House Leader
1997-1998
Greg Byrne
Provincial Government of Frank McKenna
Cabinet Post (1)
Predecessor Office Successor
Gerald Clavette Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
1994-1997
himself in
Frenette government
Special Cabinet Responsibilities
Predecessor
Title Successor
Edmond Blanchard Minister of State for Mines & Energy
1991-1994
Laureen Jarrett
Other offices
new district MLA for Grand Lake
1995-1999
Succeeded by
David Jordan
(Progressive Conservative)
Preceded by
Wilfred Bishop
(Progressive Conservative)
MLA for Queens North
1987-1995
district abolished