Bruce D. Skaug is a long-time attorney and Idaho native with ancestors who homesteaded near Nampa. Bruce has served on the board of directors for many non-profit organizations over the past 25 years, including Hands of Hope, Nampa Lions Club, The Salvation Army, Joseph Project, Canyon County Historical Society, Lifeline Crisis Pregnancy Center, Nampa Babe Ruth, Nampa Library Board and his church. In addition to his regular law practice, Bruce has provided pro bono legal work on Constitutional issues involving freedoms of speech and religion. Bruce Skaug was elected to the Nampa City Council in November 2013 and re-elected for a four-year term in November 2015.
Bruce and his wife, Debbie, have raised six children. Debbie is a past Canyon County P&Z Commissioner and she has served as a volunteer with Love INC., Meals on Wheels and with her church.
Councilman Skaug currently serves as president of the Nampa City Council, the Nampa Development Corporation's Board of Commissioners and serves as City Council liaison on the Nampa Golf Commission.