Doug Neasloss is Chief Councilor and Stewardship Director of the Kitasoo/Xai’Xais Nation. Beginning his career as a bear viewing guide and cultural interpreter, Doug has spent 12 years becoming intimately familiar with Kitasoo/Xai’Xais culture and territory. As the Marine Use Planning Community Coordinator, Doug spent 6 years with the community, writing a marine use plan for their territory. Doug moved on to become the Kitasoo/Xai’Xais Resource Stewardship Director and an elected Chief. In the summers, Doug still finds time to follow his passion as the lead guide for Spirit Bear Adventures.