Todd Doherty is the Conservative Member of Parliament for Cariboo-Prince George. He was elected to the House of Commons in 2015. He has been named the Official Opposition Critic for Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. He was previously the Official Opposition Critic for Asia-Pacific Gateway and the deputy critic for Indigenous Affairs.
Doherty and his wife Kelly are both longtime residents of the Cariboo-Prince George Riding.
Having grown up in Prince George and Williams Lake, Doherty has deep family ties in the constituency. He spent his formative years playing hockey, logging and fighting forest fires during the summers in the Cariboo region and even took a turn coaching the Williams Lake Mustangs in the early 1990s.
Most recently Doherty was the Director, Revenue Generation of the 2015 Canada Winter Games. He had one of the most aggressive revenue generation targets in Games history, and thanks to his efforts the 2015 Canada Winter Games are well positioned to leave a positive financial legacy in his community.
Doherty has worked with airlines and airports for over twenty years. As an aviation executive he was tasked with promoting regional, provincial and national passenger, cargo and tourism opportunities on the world stage. He has represented his region and Canada throughout Europe, Asia, Middle East and the Americas at industry conferences and on industry regulatory panels.
He has been widely sought after to present on topics regarding air service development, cargo, supply chain management and regional tourism opportunities. He has also authored and coauthored industry papers on regulatory challenges affecting air service development and air service development strategies in the Canadian passenger and cargo markets.
An active volunteer in the community, Doherty has been part of the Prince George Spruce Kings organization for more than 10 years. He has coached minor hockey, minor baseball and youth soccer in Prince George. He has also volunteered with Canadian Cancer Society’s 24-hour relay, St Vincent DePaul, Operation Red Nose, and Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign.
He and his wife Kelly are the parents of four children.