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, 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.




David Keith Munford, SrKenneth Standley is the Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor at Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  He comes to Chattanooga from Columbia, South Carolina, originally from Texas, he grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, graduated from Tennessee Technological University in 1985 and earned a Master’s of Divinity in 1992 from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.  He served churches in Indiana, Nashville, TN and two in South Carolina.  In October of 2007 he joined the staff of Palmetto Health in Columbia, SC as the first chaplain for the new Palliative Care Team.  He and his wife Bonnie are parents to three adult children and became grand parents in December of 2014.  Kenny is a Board Certified Chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains, a Supervisor with Association for Clinical Pastoral Education and is endorsed by the Alliance of Baptists.

Along with his professional pursuits Kenny stays as physically active as possible and has yet to find an outdoor activity he does not enjoy.  His connection with Chattanooga began in High School while participating in state level wrestling and soccer tournaments.  When his fiftieth birthday celebration was planned, it included a fifty-mile ultra marathon on Lookout Mountain.  He enjoys the mountains of western North Carolina and East Tennessee for spiritual and physical renewal.