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MEET Branden Durst

Professional Background (abridged)

Professional Mediator, Plumblined Services, LLC

Managing Partner, Rational Strategy Consulting

Research Operations Analyst, Opinion Research Corporation

Adjunct Instructor & Curriculum Developer, College of Western Idaho

Graduate Assistant, Department of Economics, Boise State University

Tutoring Program Coordinator, Boys & Girls Club


Education History/Professional Licenses

Education Specialist, Executive Educational Leadeship, Boise State University, May 2022 (expected)

Master of Public Administration, Public Policy, Boise State University, December 2007

Graduate Studies, International Political Economy, Claremont Graduate University

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Pacific Lutheran University, August 2003

Licensed Pastor, Church of God (Anderson), 2019 to present

Awards and Recognitions (abridged)

Public Policy Innovation Award, Idaho Freedom Foundation

Accomplished 40 Under 40 Award, Idaho Business Review

Elected Experience

Idaho House of Representatives (elected in 2006 & 2008)

Idaho State Senate (elected in 2012)

Community Involvement (abridged)

2019 to 2021, Member, Young Life Boise Committee

2019 to present, Chairman of the Board, Plumblined Foundation, Inc.

2018 to present, Member, Fellowship of Christian Athletes - Idaho Bowl Breakfast Committee

2013, Keynote Speaker, Idaho 4-H Leadership Summmit

2007-2010, Speaker, HOBY Idaho Youth Leadership Seminar



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