Douglas H. Fisher
(born c. 1948) is the New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture and an American Democratic Party politician
. He served in the New Jersey General Assembly
from 2002-2009, representing the 3rd legislative district
Fisher graduated with a B.S.
from Bryant College
in Business Administration.
Fisher served on the South Jersey Economic Development District from 1995-2001 and the South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization, also from 1995-2001. Fisher served on the Cumberland County Board of Chosen Freeholders
from 1996-2000, and was President of the South Jersey Freeholder Association in 1999. He served on the Bridgeton
City Council from 1990-1992. Fisher is the former President of the Bridgeton Historical and Cultural Commission. Fisher served in the New Jersey National Guard
Fisher served in the Assembly on the Agriculture and Natural Resources (as Chair), the Regulated Professions Committee, the Telecommunications and Utilities Committee and the Intergovernmental Relations Commission., New Jersey Legislature
. Accessed August 29, 2008.
New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture
The New Jersey Board of Agriculture voted in February 2009 to nominate Fisher for the position of New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture
, 6-2. Governor Jon S. Corzine
confirmed the nomination and Fisher was sworn in on March 7, 2009.,... Read More