Doug Brunnette

Douglas J. Brunnette is originally from Minnesota. Doug transferred to Brigham Young University (BYU) from St. Johns University in 1967. He became a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) in 1968 and one year later served a full-time mission in Guatemala and El Salvador. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations in 1972 and his Master of Public Administration in 1974. Doug married Cynthia DaLayne Roberts, and together they have 4 children and 15 grandchildren. 

Doug began his career in the Economics Department of Utah State University (USU). He traveled the State of Utah helping companies and government agencies become more productive through the proper utilization of their human resources. He published two articles in professional journals regarding the work efforts of his team in these endeavors. While at USU he served as the vice-chariman of the Cache County Republican Party. 

Doug began his career with the LDS Church in 1978. During his employment by the Church, he was the training and development coordinator, the human resource manager for the International Offices of the Presiding Bishopric, the Regional Director for Temporal Affairs for the Samoan Islands, the Director of Training and Management Development for the Church Human Resource Department, the Human Resource Director for the Temple Department, the Salt Lake Temple Recorder, and the Ogden Temple Recorder. 

Doug is a Certified Human Resource Professional, Master Trainer for LIFO training programs. He is also a past Master Trainer for the Zenger-Miller Corporation, a past Chairman of the Church United Way Campaign, a former Kaysville City Councilman, a two-term Precinct Chair for the Davis County Republican Party, a county and state delegate for the Utah Republican Party, and a former Bishop and a member of the stake presidency for the LDS church.