Robert E. Chambers

October 2, 2018
Posted in Fall 2018
Robert E. Chambers

Robert E. Chambers, BYU-Idaho Religious Education Department instructor, is our Devotional speaker on October 2nd.

October 2, 2018
11:15 a.m. to Noon
Conference Center Theather on Temple Square

Bio

Robert E. Chambers is a religion instructor at BYU-Idaho. He's also a former member of the Fifth Quorum of Seventy and Utah Salt Lake City South Mission president.

Chambers has three degrees from Idaho State University (ISU): a BA in political science, a master's of public administration, and a doctor of arts in political science.

Chambers worked at ISU as associate director of admissions counseling. He also managed the ISU Research and Business Park and directed a University outreach center for rural economic development.

He left ISU after 9-years to become the director of planning and development services for the City of Pocatello, a position he held for 16 years. He also served on the Pocatello City Council for six years.

For the last 15-years of his work in Pocatello, Chambers taught in the Public Administration Graduate Program at ISU as an adjunct faculty member. He has served as a board member for several government and non-profit agencies and commissions at the local and state level and has authored articles on community planning and community leadership.

Brother Chambers currently serves in the young men's presidency in their ward in Rexburg, Idaho. Brother Chambers has served in numerous Church callings including full-time missionary (Italy Milan Mission), elders quorum president, bishop, stake president, member of the Fifth Quorum of Seventy, and mission president (Utah Salt Lake City South Mission).

Originally from Ogden, Utah, Robert Chambers married Robin Christensen in 1982. They are the parents of five children and have 12 grandchildren. They live in Rexburg, Idaho.

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