Kent W. Foster received his B.A. degree in 1965 and his J.D. degree in 1968 from the University of Utah, where he was member of Delta Theta Phi. Kent served as Chairman of the Idaho Water Users Association Resolutions Committee from 1977 through 1982, as a member of the Governor’s Swan Falls Task Force in 1983, and as a member of the City of Idaho Falls Special Water Rights Counsel from 1975 through 2007. He is a member of the Idaho State Bar, serving as Chairman of the Water Law Section from 1989 through 1990, and the American Bar Association.