Garth J. Nelson

Garth J. Nelson

Stores, Mail & Surplus Manager

  • Currently serves as the Manager of Stores and Receiving/Mail Services & Surplus On Campus
  • Attended Idaho State University prior to missionary service.
  • He served a mission in The Great Australia West Mission, 9 months later to be changed to the Australia Adelaide Mission with a new Mission President for 6 months. Finishing his service down under by being transferred to the newly formed and staffed Australia Perth Mission, under a new and first called Australian Mission President. (Grand Adventure indeed!)
  • He met his wife Kathleen here in 1976, and they are the parents of four children.  Two sons and two daughters, four wonderful spouses and seven grandchildren with number 8 due in February.
  • Before coming to Ricks in 1990 he worked in several businesses which prepared him for his work on campus.
  • He has served in Bishoprics, and High Councils on campus, and in his Home Stake and Ward. Stake Young Men's President and various other callings with the Youth of the church.
  • Presently serving as the Troop Committee Chairman in his Ward.
  • In whatever spare time he rarely has, he likes to ride horses, spend time with family, eat Mexican food, and scuba dive.