Doug Brown was born in Altus and spent the first fifteen years of his life in western Oklahoma. He is a 1987 graduate of Norman High School in Norman, Oklahoma and was lucky enough to earn a college football scholarship to what was then called Central State University in
Edmond. When he completed his Bachelor of Business Administration. C.S.U. has since changed its name to the University of Central Oklahoma. He then worked on a large cattle ranch in Wyoming for a year and returned to Oklahoma to Southeastern Oklahoma State University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education in 1993. Immediately, he began working for Idabel Public Schools as a teacher and a coach for the next 16 years. He completed work on a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Southern Nazarene University and moved into the administrative side of education for the last five years.
Doug is married to Debbie (Stuart), an Idabel graduate and they have three beautiful children. Joshua, a Senior at Idabel High School, Madison a 6th grader at Idabel Middle School and their youngest, Brenan, is a 2nd grade student at Idabel Central Elementary.