Sheri Gilreath-Watts has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Kent District Library by the Kent County Board of Commissioners. Gilreath-Watts will represent the City of Wyoming.
Gilreath-Watts has a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and Biology from Wayne State University. She also has two Master’s degrees from Calvin College, one in Educational Leadership and one in Literacy. She has been teaching in Grandville Public Schools for over 20 years. She is the teacher representative for the Grandville Education Foundation and is on the Grandville Public School District Improvement Committee. She is also the advisor for the Peer 2 Peer Mentoring Program, Culture Club and Slam Poetry Club. She is married and has three grown children.
The eight members of the KDL Board of Trustees represent 27 communities throughout Kent County. Major duties include establishing and maintaining a public library for Kent District Library, establishing library policies, employing the Library Director, adopting an annual budget, and approving the expenditure of funds. Board meetings are typically held the third Thursday of every month; times and locations are posted at www.kdl.org.