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Elda Jannae Walden

Elda Jannae Walden, American mental health services professional. Licensed professional counselor. Recipient Outstanding Achievement in Mental Health award Tyndell Air Force Base, 1986; named outstanding Volunteer of Year Bay County Girls Club, 1987; Sub Deb Club scholar, 1960.


  • Walden, Elda Jannae was born on October 31, 1942 in Salt Lake City. Daughter of James Earl and Elva Jean (Harman) Hurlbet.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Brigham Young University, 1964. Master of Science, Florida State University, 1989.


    • Probation officer Orange County Probation Department, Santa Ana, California, 1964-1966. Psychiatric social worker Utah State Hospital, Provo, Utah, 1966-1968. Instructor Cerro Coso Community College, Ridgecrest, California, 1968-1969.

      Teacher Burroughs High School, 1968-1969. Group therapy director Desert Counseling Clinic, 1969-1974. District intake counselor State of Florida, Panama City, 1985.

      Case coordinator State of Florida Child Protection Team, 1985-1987. Professional counselor Bay Family and Child Center, 1987-1990. Counselor Current Treatment Center, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 1990-1994.

      Licensed professional counselor Ricks College, Rexburg, Idaho, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed professional counselor.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Professional board directors Big Sister, Inc., Santa Ana, 1964-1966, Parents Anonymous, Panama City, 1985-1990. Active Bay Conty Abuse Task Force, Panama City, 1985-1988. Board directors governor's constituency for children State of Florida, Panama City, 1987-1990.

    President Latter Day Saints-Young Women, Fairfax, 1977, Panama City, 1988, Fredericksburg, 1991, Bay County Tennis Association, Panama City, 1984. Vice president National Commission for Scheduled Castes Wives Service Club, Panama City, 1984. Member American Association for Counseling and Development.



    Tennis, drama, public speaking, poetry.


    • Married William Kent Walden, June 1, 1963. Children: Kimberly Ann Walden Fox, Scott Edward, Kristin M., Kelly L.
    • father: James Earl Hurlbet
    • mother: Elva Jean (Harman) Hurlbet
    • spouse: William Kent Walden
    • children: Kimberly Ann Walden Fox Walden
    • Scott Edward Walden
    • Kristin M. Walden
    • Kelly L. Walden
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    Born October 31, 1942
    (age 75)