The Clan Douglas Society of North America, Ltd. is a charitable non-profit organization of Scottish descendents and Septs of Family/Clan Douglas. Purpose of Clan Douglas Society * foster and promote understanding and good fellowship among the descendants of Scotsmen, * study and learn about about their heritage from Scotland, * promote and increase their friendships with those of similar minds now residing in Scotland Membership in Clan Douglas Society Membership in Clan Douglas Society of North America is composed of men and women who are direct lineal descendants of a Scotsman/Scotswoman bearing the surname Douglas, or who can trace his/her ancestry to one of Scottish ancestry of the Douglas Clan or one of its Septs. Several classes of membership are offered: * Active * Affiliate - primarily for Scots who are not designated as being sept of another clan * Junior - those below 18. Junior members are usually registered by their parents who wish to indoctrinate them early into Scottish activities. They have no vote until age 18. * There is also a class of affiliates with no known Scottish heritage. These members do not have a vote. Clan Douglas Executive Structure The Clan Douglas has Regents and Sept Commissioners living in a number of USA states and Canadian provinces. The Canadian Regent of Clan Douglas is in Nova Scotia, and can be contacted at Canadian Regent Annual Meeting The Annual Meeting of the Clan Douglas Society of North America Ltd., is held on the second full weekend of July in Linville, North Carolina during the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and Gathering of Scottish Clans. A picnic or dinner for Clan Douglas members is usually held that weekend.
From the Official brochure: Clan Douglas Society of North America, Ltd., with kind permission of Peter Douglass, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, who serves as Canadian Regent for the Clan Douglass Society of North America.