Darl Bruner was elected to the Nampa City Council in November of 2015 and won re-election in 2019. He was born in Nampa and returned with his wife, Paula, and two children in 1994 to make Nampa their home.
Darl has been employed at Northwest Nazarene University since his return and is currently serving as alumni director and an athletic fundraiser. He started out his career path in corrections with Canyon County and spent 14 years opening and managing family buffet restaurants in the United States and Canada.
Darl has volunteered for several organizations during his time in Nampa: NAIA National Men's Basketball Tournament; Boy Scout Troop 112; Northwest Christian Credit Union; Healthy Nampa/Healthy Youth Coalition. He continues to help direct the Upward Youth Basketball program, is a member of the Nampa Lions Club and especially enjoys assisting with the Lions Leo youth program.
Darl and Paula are members of Nampa First Church of the Nazarene and they serve as greeters and Bible study leaders.
Councilman Bruner serves on the Nampa Development Corporation's Board of Commissioners and is City Council liaison on the Ford Idaho Center Advisory Commission.