Chattanooga Association of Clinical Pastorial Care

Olen H. GrubbsOlen H. Grubbs is Pastoral Care and Education Director at Erlanger Health Systems in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  He is endorsed by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and a member of First Baptist Church, Chattanooga.

Born in Augusta, Georgia, Olen grew up in a military family moving often until his high school years when his family settled in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia.  He is married to Melinda and they have two adult children and three grand children.

Olen graduated from Carson-Newman College (BA 1970), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv. 1974) and Southern Adventist University (M.S. in Marriage & Family Counseling, 2004) His primary clinical training was at Central State Hospital in Milledgeville, Georgia.  He has been a CPE supervisor since 1981 and a Board Certified Chaplain since 1983.  Prior to coming to Chattanooga

Olen’s chaplaincy work was at the Baptist Health System of South Carolina (1985-1996), Baptist Medical Center Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (1982-1985), and Central State Hospital Milledgeville, Georgia (1977-1982).

David Keith Munford, SrDonna K. Herrick is Chaplain and Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor at Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga, TN.  She is ordained and licensed as minister by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and has served the church as Bible teacher, overseas missionary, music educator, retreat leader, preacher and worship leader since the age of thirteen.  

Donna is married to David a bi-vocational minister/contractor.  She and David have been co-pastor of churches in Cullman Al. and southern California.  They are parents to David II (27), Alex (20), of Toledo, Ohio and Jack (8) and Freedom (6).

She Holds the Bachelor of Science degree in Bible and Home & Consumer Economics from Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tennessee and the Master of Divinity from Beeson Divinity School of Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. She completed the doctoral hours required for the DMIN at Claremont School of Theology in May 2008 and will seek a local school to support the completion of her doctoral thesis.

Donna completed her clinical pastoral education residency (two years) and began supervisory CPE at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, AL  She continued her supervisory CPE at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda California. Donna served as CPE Supervisor and Program Manager at LLUMC from 1995-2001,  St. Joseph Hospital in Orange CA from 2001-2004, then returned to LLUMC from 2005-2010.


David Keith Munford, SrDavid Keith Munford, Sr. is Chaplain and Clinical Pastoral Education supervisor with Hospice of Chattanooga in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 

Keith is a native of Danville, Virginia.  He is a graduate of Lee College (B.A., 1977), The Church of God Graduate School of Christian Ministries (M.A., 1978), and Candler School of Theology, Emory University (M.Div., 1983).  Keith was certified as a Supervisor by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. in November 1992. He has been a Board Certified Chaplain since May, 1998. He also received a Doctorate of Ministry from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in May, 2002.