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James A. "Jim" Doel

James A.

James A. “Jim” Doel of Perth, Ontario, Canada, is serving his third three-year term on the Shriners Hospitals for Children® Board of Trustees. He was re-elected in Tampa, Florida, on July 11, 2020.

Fraternities and Philanthropy

  • Master Mason, True Britons Lodge #14, Perth, 1993
  • Past Master, True Britons Lodge #14, Perth, 2018–2019
  • Tunis Shriners, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1996
  • Potentate, Tunis Shriners, 2009
  • 32nd Degree, Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Hamilton, Ontario
  • Past President, National Capital Chapter of the Widows Sons, a Masonic motorcycle riding association
  • Emeritus Member, Colorado Corporation 
  • Member, Midwest Marketing Initiative Committee 
  • Emeritus member, Board of Governors, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston
  • Former liaison, Philadelphia and Greenville Shriners Hospitals for Children
  • Liaison, Boston and Chicago Shriners Hospitals for Children
  • Buildings & Equipment Liaison, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston 
  • Chairman, Corporate Compliance and Ethics, Medical Affairs and Affiliation Evaluation committees
  • Vice Chairman, Hospital Regulations
  • Member, Planning; Nominating; Budget; Building and Equipment; Salaries, Personnel and Retirement[VB1]; Marketing and Communications; Donor Relations; Clinical and Basic Research and Strategic Planning committees
  • Chairman, Motorsports and Hockey programs
  • Member, International Strategy — Canadian Design Team

Professional and Personal

Doel is the founder and past C.E.O. of Jade Transportation Services in Perth, and has been in the transportation management industry for more than 30 years. Now retired from business, he consults within the radioactive transportation industry.

Doel and his wife, Lyn, have been married for more than 35 years. They have one daughter, Kimberlee.