A native of San Francisco, Calif., George Heath
graduated from PolyTech High School, then earned a bachelor of science degree in socials studies from Howard Payne College in Brownwood, Texas. In 1976 he earned a doctor of management degree from Luther Rice Seminary, Florida.
During his school years he participated in a
study tour in Israel to learn the effects of war on people. Subsequently, he
also participated in a study of poverty in San Francisco to determine if the
homeless could survive living on the streets.
living in the Dallas area he served as chair of the Dallas/Fort Worth International
Chapel Board of the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport from 1975 to 1976.
As a member of the Pleasant Grove, Texas Chamber of Commerce, he was on the
committee which brought a hospital to the area. He also chaired the Dallas Social
Workers Network in 1980 and directed the Social Work Program for the Dallas
Baptist Association from 1978 to 1987. From 1980 to 1985 he served as director of the College
Student Work Program.
In 1998 after he and his wife, Betty, moved to Firestone, Heath became a vendor for Pacific Coast Merchandising. In 2001 he was employed as a regional manager for McCree-Large Inc. He then managed the hardware department at The Great Indoors in Broomfield until his retirement in 2005.
he was appointed to the Firestone Planning & Zoning Commission
and was first elected to the Board of Trustees in 2012 and re-elected in 2016. As a Town representative he has
served as the Firestone representative to DRCOG since 2012 and served on the scholarship committee. He also serves on the Greeley Weld County Housing Authority Board as vice chair, the Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley, the Area Agency on Aging, Build a Better Colorado forum, Historic Firestone Coalition, Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Committee, founding member of the I Have a Dream Foundation of Carbon Valley and is a founding member of the
Carbon Valley Help Center Board. He has served as a student
advocate for special needs students in the Carbon Valley area since 2010.