Mearle L. Griffith
A United Methodist pastor, Mearle Griffith retired as President/CEO of the United Methodist Assn. of Health and Welfare Ministries, where he provided leadership for nearly 400 hospitals, retirement communities, children, youth and family ministries, as well as annual conferences and community based ministries. He is currently a member of the Asbury Board of Directors. Mearle has previously served in leadership positions for Methodist foundations, and directed extensive fundraising efforts as pastor at three Ohio congregations between 1977 and 2003. He and his wife Jane live in Hillsboro, Ohio and have two grown daughters.