Merideth named Springville rec direc­tor

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Springville City is pleased to an­nounce that Corey Merideth has been hired as the new recre­ation direc­tor for the city. His em­ploy­ment with Springville City started on Mon­day, March 23.

His re­spon­si­bil­i­ties in­clude all recre­ation sports pro­grams, all field and fa­cil­ity care and or­ga­ni­za­tion and lead­er­ship of the Recre­ation Depart­ment. He will also over­see the Springville City Pool, the Se­nior Cit­i­zens Cen­ter and city-wide ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing Art City Days and other city events.

Corey Merideth was raised for most of his life in Springville. He was em­ployed as the As­sis­tant Parks and Recre­ation Direc­tor for Springville City from 1999 to 2008. Fol­low­ing his em­ploy­ment with Springville, he ac­cepted a po­si­tion as the recre­ation su­per­vi­sor for Span­ish Fork City, where he served un­til his re­cent as­sign­ment and pro­mo­tion with Springville City.

Merideth has over 20 years of ex­pe­ri­ence work­ing in recre­ation-re­lated fields. He re­ceived his bach­e­lor of science de­gree in parks, recre­ation and tourism at the Uni­ver­sity of Utah. Un­der his lead­er­ship, the depart­ment he man­aged re­ceived sev­eral awards and com­men­da­tions in­clud­ing Out­stand­ing Depart­ment of the Year at Springville High School, Out­stand­ing Depart­ment of the Year from the Utah Recre­ation and Parks Depart­ment (on two sep­a­rate oc­ca­sions) and the Fa­cil­ity Award by the Utah Recre­ation and Parks As­so­ci­a­tion.

Merideth has also served, and con­tin­ues to serve, on sev­eral boards and com­mit­tees in­clud­ing the Cen­tral Utah Recre­ation and Parks As­so­ci­a­tion, the Cen­tral Schol­ar­ship Com­mit­tee, the Nebo Youth Tackle Foot­ball League Board, and the Utah Girls Soft­ball As­so­ci­a­tion (serv­ing as the trea­surer). He was also the direc­tor of the

Utah Boys Base­ball As­so­ci­a­tion State Pinto League.

He has also served as the as­sis­tant foot­ball coach for over 20 years and as the as­sis­tant base­ball coach for 10 years at Springville High School.

Merideth and his wife Megan (Chris­tensen) are the par­ents of four chil­dren.

“Corey will help our Recre­ation Depart­ment grow and im­prove. The mayor and coun­cil are very ex­cited that Corey is here in Springville and look for­ward to see­ing where he takes Springville Recre­ation,” said Springville City Coun­cilmem­ber Chris Creer.

Please join us in wel­com­ing Corey Merideth to his new role with Springville City.

Corey Merideth

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