Grant Goold, EdD

Program Director, Professor and Coordinator

Dr. Goold currently serves as the Program Director and Department Chair of EMS Education at American River College. Grant recently completed a 2-year assignment at the California Community College Chancellors Office in the Economic and Workforce Development division.

He also currently serves as Advisor to the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE). In addition to his academic duties, Dr. Goold has served for over 23 years as a publicly elected official in the Sacramento region. Dr. Goold has written several books related to public safety, leadership, and recently finished his latest textbook focusing on student success.

For more than 25 years, Dr. Goold has traveled around the world working with Aquatic and Hospitality professionals speaking and wide variety of leadership topics. Grant completed his Bachelor’s degree from California State University Sacramento, a Master’s in Public Administration from University of San Francisco and a Doctorate in Education from the University of San Francisco. Dr. Goold currently lives in Citrus Heights California with his wife of 35 years. They have 5 children and 5 grandchildren.