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Pres and Sis Kusch

President and Sister Kusch

Tuesday, Tuesday, April 23
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

President Bruce C. Kusch became the 13th president of Ensign College on April 17, 2017. He previously served as the Chief Academic Officer from March 2016 until assuming his current role.

President Kusch began his Church Educational System tenure in August 2002, joining the Business Management Faculty at Brigham Young University-Idaho. While there, he also served as the Associate Academic Vice President for Curriculum, and as Associate Dean for Online Programs.

Prior to joining the BYU-Idaho faculty, President Kusch worked in the high technology industry in Silicon Valley, CA. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix, an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management, and a PhD in instructional design from Idaho State University.

President Kusch has served the Church as a full-time missionary in the Guatemala-El Salvador Mission, as an elders quorum president, bishop, high councilor, counselor in a stake presidency, and stake president. From June 2012 to June 2015 President and Sister Kusch served together as mission leaders of the Mexico Cuernavaca Mission.

Sister Alynda Kusch is a graduate of BYU-Idaho. Following her graduation she taught for the BYU-I Culinary Arts department until she and President Kusch left for their missionary service in Mexico. Sister Kusch has served the Church as an early-morning seminary teacher and coordinator, Church-service missionary, Gospel Doctrine and Relief Society teacher, Primary president, and counselor in stake and ward Relief Society and Young Women presidencies.

President and Sister Kusch currently serve as Family History Consultants in their ward.

Both President and Sister Kusch were born and raised in Southern California. They were married in the Los Angeles Temple and are the parents of four children and 15 grandchildren.