Lecturer and Director, Professional Master of Human Resource ProgramDepartment(s):
MS - Human Resource Management, USU, 2012
BS - International Relations, BYU, 1984
MSHR/SHRM Executive Lecture, April 10, 2012
Professor Boucher is currently the Director of the Executive Masters of Human Resources program for Utah State University and is an instructor in the graduate and undergraduate programs. He is also an active HR consultant to several companies. Previous to his three year sabbatical for the LDS Church, Bruce was the Chief Human Resources Officer for Extra Space Storage. During his 14 plus years, Extra Space went from a privately held company with 150 employees and 38 properties to a publicly-traded company with over 3000 employees and 1100 properties.
Bruce is a Certified Senior Professional of HR through SHRM and has been asked to speak at local chapter events. He has also been a featured panelist at the annual BERSIN Learning and Development conference. He is bi-lingual and has lived internationally.
Bruce has a Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in International Relations and a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Utah State University. For three years, he served as the President of the Puerto Rico San Juan Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints overseeing the Church’s efforts on Puerto Rico and 6 Caribbean islands.
Bruce and his wife, Becky, reside in Salt Lake City, Utah and are the parents of four children and the grandparents of 4 exceptional grandchildren.