Marva Preston has 32 years of experience in public service and has focused on ethics; values; and integrity. She served as a sworn police officer with the City of Miami Police Department, where she received an honorable retirement after 26 years of service. She and her husband Clyde Preston; are the founders of Grace Embraced Ministry, Inc., a non-profit outreach ministry. This service has given her opportunities to organize/facilitate seminars; events; programs and to encourage healthy lifestyles. She and her husband reside in Wakulla County and are currently involved in several community organizations.