Doug Collins is a graduate of Red River Community College, Business Administration program. He received his Certified General Accountant designation in 1989 and his license as a Trustee under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act in 1995. Specializing in the area of consumer and small business insolvency, Doug has practiced his entire insolvency career with Keith G. Collins Ltd. in Winnipeg and currently serves as Vice-President.
Doug is a member of both the Manitoba and Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (MAIRP and CAIRP) and received a fellowship from CAIRP in 2010. He served on the executive board of the Manitoba Association, including a term as President of that Association for the 2001/2002 year. In addition, he served on the board of directors of CAIRP from 2005 to 2009.
Doug has, and continues to serve on CAIRP committees. He was a member of CAIRP’s Continuing Education Committee for the 1997/1998 year, and again, as liaison to CAIRP’s board between 2006 and 2009. In addition, he has served on the Honours & Awards Nominating Committee, the Professional Conduct Committee, and the NIQP Review Committee. He currently serves as a CAIRP practice advisor.
In addition to his practice and the time he has dedicated to the development of the insolvency profession, Doug has dedicated time to CGA Manitoba. After serving on numerous committees, including the executive committee, Doug served as President of CGA Manitoba for the 2003/2004 year, and, in 2003, he received a fellowship from CGA Canada. Doug continues to be a frequent presenter to various groups on insolvency related matters and practices in Manitoba.