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Gregory Don Little

Gregory Don Little, American mental health services professional. Certified therapeutic recreational specialist.


  • Little, Gregory Don was born on November 10, 1954 in Corinth, Mississippi, United States. Son of Howard Henry and Annie Earling (Setliff) Little.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Mississippi State University, 1977. Master of Education, University Southern Mississippi, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern Mississippi, 1992.

      Postgraduate, Mississippi State University. Postgraduate, University Mississippi.


    • Recreational therapist, unit director Mississippi Bureau Mental Retardation, Jackson, 1977-1984. Health facilities surveyor Mississippi State Department Health, 1984-1989. Expressive therapist Pine Grove Recovery Center, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1989-1993.

      Quality assurance coordinator Ellisville (Mississippi) State School, 1994-1995. Coordinator restorative therapy Mississippi State Hospital, Whitfield, since 1995. Professional speaker, motivator Therapeutic Consultant Group, Ellisville, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Certified therapeutic recreational specialist.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Contributing author: Therapeutic Recreation: Cases and Exercises, 1992.


    The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    The sole basis for faith is the Bible and it is infallible.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Christians with differing approaches should be engaged with each other to discuss how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.


    Member Ellisville Toastmasters (president 1994-1995), Mississippi Recreation and Park Association (Professional of Year 1987, president 1986-1987), Mississippi Therapeutic Recreation Society (chair 1985, Therapeutic Recreator of Year 1985, 86), Compassionate Friends (board directors since 1996), Mississippi Head Injury Association, Mississippi Gerontological Society.


    • Married Pamela Regina Zumwalt, March 9, 1985. Children: Patrick Gregory, Drew Christopher (deceased).
    • father: Howard Henry Little
    • mother: Annie Earling (Setliff) Little
    • spouse: Pamela Regina Zumwalt
    • children: Patrick Gregory Little
    • Drew Christopher Little (deceased)
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    Born November 10, 1954
    (age 63)