Updated: Jun 10
Parry has served on the council on two separate occasions and has been currently serving for the last 6 years. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the American West Heritage Center, in Wellsville, Utah, The Utah State Museum Board, the Community Advisory Board for the Huntsman Cancer Institute, the Northern Regional Advisory Council for Utah Division of Wildlife and the American Indian Services Board which provides scholarships for Native American Students around the country.
He attended the University of Utah and Weber State University and received his bachelor’s degree in secondary education, with an emphasis on history. Parry is the author of, “The Bear River Massacre; A Shoshone History,” and teaches Native American History at Utah State University.
His passions in life are his family which includes his wife Melody, 9 children, and 13 grandchildren. His other passion is his Tribal family.