Quentin was born and raised in Enderby and has a long history of community involvement. Quentin has served as a hockey coach, soccer coach and a 4-H leader. He has also served as president of the North Okanagan Holstein club, a board member of the B.C. Holstein Club and an executive member of the Kamloops-Okanagan Dairymen's Association. More recently, Quentin served on the School District 83 board of trustees and board member and vice-president of the Lower Shuswap Stewardship Society. Mr. Bruns currently lives in the North Okanagan where he produces certified organic milk.