, 51 , resides at 640 Oakleigh Ave. NW.He
is a 19-year Grand Rapids resident seeking a second six-year term on the board.Meyering
was appointed to the board in 1994 , and was elected in the fall of 1995.He served as board president in 1997 and 1998 , and was a member of the Ryerson Library Foundation Board for three years
.He is currently a member of the Kent County Literacy Council Board
The Grand Rapids Public Library has been a leader in the delivery of library services in the region , he
said.I want to continue to build on that tradition..Meyering
cited the addition of technological resources , the $31 million Library Building Project and the enhanced programming schedules as examples of service improvements.
We've added new information formats like DVD and CD-ROM , plus Internet access , he
said.We've kept pace with changes in technology..He
said one of the board's biggest accomplishments has been the Library Improvement Project.The construction program has remodeled or built new branch buildings in each of the city's three wards.He
was involved in planning the project since 1995.
I want to bring it to a successful conclusion with the grand reopening of the main Ryerson-Keeler Library downtown in early 2003 , he
wife , Ruth , have three children.He is a salesperson for J&L/GRS Industrial Supply in southwest Grand Rapids