Mr. Griffith has been an attorney since 1992 and in private practice since 1995. Mr. Griffith was on the Desert Bar Association Board of Trustees from 2001 to 2010 and was president of the Desert Bar Association from October 2008 to October 2009. Prior to being elected to the Desert Sands Unified School District Board, he served on the Washington Charter School Governing Board from 2000 to 2002.
Mr. Griffith has participated as a coach in both the Palm Desert Youth Sports League and Palm Desert Youth Soccer League. He also volunteers his time as a regional and state judge for Odyssey of the Mind academic competitions. Mr. Griffith has a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University Fullerton and a Juris Doctor degree from California Southern Law School. He and wife, Donna, are residents of Indian Wells and their son attends college in Texas.
Appointed in June 2008 and first elected in November 2008. Current term expires in December 2018.