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Profiles in Service - Aug. 19, 2019

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Marvin Meyers

Board Member
County Surveyor
Roscommon County, Mich.

Number of years involved in NACo: 10

Years in public service: 29

Occupation: Professional surveyor

Education: B.S. in Surveying Engineering from Ferris State University; B.S. in Land Surveying from Ferris State College; A.S. in Civil Engineering Technology from Ferris State College; 64 credit hours with the Natural Resources Technology at Kirtland Community College

The hardest thing I’ve ever done: Marriage

Three people (living or dead) I’d invite to dinner: Thomas Jefferson, my grandfather and my wife.

A dream I have is to: Have more grandchildren. They are the best. 

You’d be surprised to learn: I have been married to my beautiful bride for 44 years! 

The most adventurous thing I've ever done is: Surveying, every day is a new adventure. 

My favorite way to relax is to: Attend a late model car racing event. 

I’m most proud of: My wife, Rosalie, my children and grandson.

My favorite movie is:  Star Wars

Every morning I read: Emails. 

My favorite meal is: Hot dogs and baked beans. 

My pet peeve is: Drivers that don’t use turn signals. 

My motto is: Learn how to learn, it is the beginning of lifelong learning. 

The last book I read was: Epic Wanderer: David Thompson and the Mapping of the Canadian West by D’Arcy Jenish

My favorite music is: Anything new and different. My collection is extremely diverse. 

My favorite U.S. president is: Thomas Jefferson 

My county is a NACo member because: NACo is our county’s lobbyist. 

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