Doug was born and raised in neighboring Paramus and moved to Maywood with his wife Bina Dugan six years ago. Doug has three grown children, a two-year old grandson Nash, who is his best pal, and a dog, Cooper.
Since moving to Maywood, Doug has been active in town through the Maywood Rotary Club, serving as the President for the past two years, and as a member of the Green Team. Doug has been a Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser for the past 18 years and is the owner of The Herrick Group, LLC. A former chef, he worked in the food service industry for over 20 years in gourmet and corporate catering. Doug was the Foodservice Director for the Bergen County Community Action Program where he ran the kitchen in the homeless shelter in Hackensack, the Bergen County Head Start feeding program and the SPICE culinary training program. Doug continues to put his culinary skills to use through several Rotary fundraising events, including the annual Oktoberfest. Selected to the Council in January to fill Mayor Richard Bolan’s vacated seat and is the Public Safety Liaison, and a member of the Finance and DPW committees. Doug is looking forward to continuing to serve the residents of Maywood. .