Dave Robert Taylor

VP, Public Affairs at Douglas College

Dave Robert Taylor is Vice President, Public Affairs, and serves as a member of the College’s Senior Management Team. In this position, Dave oversees College-wide marketing, communications, student recruitment, community relations, and the Foundation and Alumni Relations. Dave serves as an advisor to the President, providing executive leadership in strategic planning, community, media, and governmental issues.

Dave joined Douglas College in 2010 as Director of Marketing and Communications. In 2014, his portfolio grew to include student recruiting and community relations, and in 2020, the Foundation and Alumni Relations. Prior to joining Douglas, Dave was a creative and strategic advisor for national and international cause-based non-profit and political organizations. Earlier, he served as Director of Communications for the David Suzuki Foundation and was an award-winning writer and journalist.

Dave holds an HBA in Philosophy and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Professional Writing from the University of Victoria.



  • VP, Public Affairs

    Current role

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