Doug Rimmer was first elected to the District 8 seat on the Bossier Parish Police Jury in 2011 and re-elected in 2015 and 2019. During his terms, he served as President in 2014 and 2019 and as Vice President in 2013 and 2018.
He first served in public office on the Caddo Parish School Board from 1987-1991. During his term he was adjunct professor for the LSUS Advanced Manufacturing Center and later for the LSUS Insurance and Risk Consortium. His business career focused primarily on the high tech industry.
Rimmer came to Bossier Parish with his new bride, Madge, in 1967. He is a retired entrepreneur, businessman, educator and free-lance writer. He has written features for magazines locally, regionally and internationally, published original poems and edited various books.
Doug and Madge are the parents of two sons, Dr. Doug Rimmer, Jr., a Bossier Parish Gastroenterologist, and Darren Rimmer, a Sales Executive with Yokem Toyota. The couple has six grandchildren; two still currently attending Bossier Parish schools.