A Dedicated Team
Recognizing Commitment and Service
Commitments to cultural, economic, scientific and/or social advancement are among the qualities demonstrated by recipients of the University of Idaho Presidential Medallion.
The elite group has provided exceptional service to the state or nation that has influenced the well-being of humankind.
In 2011, the University presented the President’s Medallion to Harold W. and Enid Lee Davis of Idaho Falls.
Harold W. Davis has a full slate of community service, including many years with the Boy Scouts of America in a variety of leadership roles. He served locally on the boards of Idaho Falls Symphony, Chamber of Commerce, Habitat for Humanity, Child Development Workshop and Board of American Indian Services.
He served on the advisory boards of Idaho Falls LDS Hospital, Sacred Heart Hospital, LDS Social Services and Idaho Falls Park View Hospital. Harold also served as chairman of Idaho Falls Civic Auditorium Organ Fund and United Way, and co-chairman of the Miracle Network Telethon.
At the state level, Harold served as president of the State Board of Education, board member for the State Building Authority, member of the Workforce Development Council, chairman of the Idaho Statewide Engineering Education Advisory Council and on the legislative advisory committee for Families Supporting Adoption.
For the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Harold has held several roles, including: Idaho Falls Temple president, patriarch, bishop, stake president and teacher. He also has served on humanitarian assignments to the Philippines and Romania.
Harold currently is the chief financial officer of Electrical Wholesale Supply Co. Inc. Prior to his current role, he served as past board chairman and president/CEO for the company. Previously, he was superintendent of the City of Idaho Falls Electric Light Division, and was an electrical engineer with Philips and for Sandia Corp. In his professional role, he has served on the national advisory boards of GTE-Sylvania, Square D and the National Association of Electrical Distributors.
He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M.
Enid Lee Davis also has served her community with distinction. She was president of the Bonneville County Republican Women's Club. She served as conference coordinator for the Idaho Falls District Conference for the American Mothers Inc., and served as district coordinator for the same organization. She also served on the nurturing committee for Habitat for Humanity.
She has served on the boards of American Indian Services; Idaho Falls Symphony; Idahoans' Concerned about Adolescent Pregnancy; the YMCA; and the Bonneville County United Way. With her husband, Harold, she co-chaired the Medical Miracle Network Telethon.
At the state level, Enid served as legislative committee co-chair for Families Supporting Adoption – Idaho; Counseling Licensure Board member; president of the American Association of Women; and a member of the Governors' Task Force on Children.
For the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Enid has served in many roles, including: teacher; relief society president; primary president; young women president; Cub Scout den mother; and drama director. She also served on a humanitarian mission to the Philippines with her husband; on a humanitarian mission to Romania; and as a missionary to the LDS Texas-Louisiana Mission.
In her professional career, Enid served on the Counseling Department Advisory Board at Idaho State University, was a film producer for "Temple by the River," served as director of the ISU Family Education Counseling Center, and served as chairperson of the Licensure Committee for the Idaho American Personnel & Guidance Association. An advocate for adoption, she was a member of the Steering Committee Region X Adoption Center-Child Welfare-Seattle. Enid also worked a clinical practitioner for LDS Social Services, and a teacher in home economics, science and English.
She received a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Alberta (Canada); a master's degree in counseling from Idaho State University; and a doctorate in counseling/counselor education, with an emphasis in mental health counseling, from Idaho State University.
The University of Idaho is proud to recognize Harold and Enid Davis for their exceptional service.