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Garth Walden Grove

Garth Walden Grove, American hospital official, educator. Certified teacher, Florida. Recipient Florida Governor's Council on Physical Fitness award, 1984.

Background

  • Grove, Garth Walden was born on May 29, 1945 in San Diego, California, United States. Son of George William and Mary Alice Grove.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Center Missouri State University, 1967. Master of Arts, University South Alabama, 1972. Postgraduate in educational leadership, Florida State University, 1976.

      Doctor of Education, Florida State University, 1979.

    Career

    • Special education teacher Escambia County School System, Pensacola, Florida, 1969-1976, guidance counselor, 1976-1981. Director education, speaker Sacred Heart Hospital, since 1981. Adjunct professor University West Florida, Pensacola, l986—.

      Moderator television talk show Escambia Medical Society, l986. Treasurer Medical Education Council, Pensacola, l987—.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher, Florida.

    Politics

    The state should not use its authority to promote any particular religious belief. It should allow people practice their own religious convictions.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    When anybody starts to follow the way of Jesus, it means to share his relationship with God as Father.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.

    Membership

    Chairman Center for Indiana Living, Pensacola, 1984-1986, Florida Health Promotion Council, Panama City, 1985-1989, Council for Development Difficulties, Pensacola, 1987-1988. Member executive board Young Men’s Christian Association, Pensacola, 1985-1986. Chairman health promotion council March of Dimes, Pensacola, 1983-1993.

    Board directors Escambia Epilepsy Support Group, 1986-1987. Regional board directors American Lung Association, since 1993. Heart at work chair, board directors American Heart Association, since 1992.

    Vice president marketing First City Sports, since 1985. With United States Army, 1968-1969. Member American Society for Health Education and Training, American Society for Training and Development, Florida Association for Counseling and Devel (district representative l982-85), Florida Society Health Education and Training (chairman l986-87), Theta Chi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Marathons, archaeology.

    Connections

    • Married Kendra Hallberg Clemons, July 30, 1968. Children: Kristopher Garth, Stacee Marie, Michael Ryan.
    • father: George William
    • mother: Mary Alice Grove
    • spouse: Kendra Hallberg Clemons
    • children: Kristopher Garth Grove
    • Stacee Marie Grove
    • Michael Ryan Grove
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    Born March 29, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality

    Award