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James A. "Jim" Doel

James A.

James A. “Jim” Doel of Perth, Ontario, Canada, is currently serving his second three-year term on the Shriners Hospitals for Children Board of Trustees. He was elected during the Shriners’ 2017 Imperial Session held in Daytona Beach, Florida, July 9 – July 13.

Doel was raised a Master Mason in True Britons Lodge #14 in Perth, and joined Tunis Shriners in Ottawa, Ontario, in 1996. Appointed to the Divan in 2000, Doel served the temple in the requisite offices and was Potentate in 2009. He is currently serving as Worshipful Master of True Britons Lodge #14, and is now a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason in the Valley of Hamilton, Ontario. Doel is a past director of Ottawa Court #185, Royal Order of Jesters, and has served as the organization’s Treasurer. He is an avid motorcycle enthusiast and serves as a President of the National Capital chapter of the Widows Sons, a Masonic riding association.

Doel was appointed to the Board of Governors of Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston in 2010, and has served as Chairman of the Public Relations, Donor Development and Hospital Day Committees. Doel was also a member of the Risk Management, Strategic Planning, Performance Improvement, Nominating and Research and Grants Committees. Doel also represented the Boston Shriners Hospital on the Imperial Donor Relations Committee.

As a Trustee, Doel is currently serving as Hospital Liaison for both the Philadelphia and Greenville Shriners Hospitals for Children. He is currently serving as Chairman of the Corporate Compliance Committee and Follow up Clinics and Telehealth Committee. He is also serving on the Budget, Strategic Planning, and Salaries and Personnel Committees, as well as others. He has also served as Chairman of the Hospital

Regulations Committee, and as a member of the Information Technology, Affiliation Evaluation, Budget, Medical Affairs and Hospital Operations Committees. He has also served as a member of the East-West Shrine Game® and Motorsports committees.

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. Although now retired from business, he still serves as a member of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, as well as a committee member on the Level VI RAM Subcommittee of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance.

Doel and his wife, Lyn, have been married for more than 30 years. They have one daughter, Kimberlee.