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Mar 16, 2023

Major Tim Meyer was installed as the Divisional Secretary of the Grand Valley Area Command in June of 2022. He has been an officer for 32 years, serving as Corps Officers, in Divisional Headquarters appointments, and on the staff at the College for Officers Training (CFOT) in Chicago. Major Tim was previously the Grand Valley Area Commander for the Great Lakes Division.

Major Tim holds degrees from Asbury College and Marian University and is a U.S. Air Force veteran. He is also an alumnus of the International College for Officers (London, ENG), Olivet Nazarene University, and has completed three Biblical Education Tours of Israel.


Majors Tim and his wife Lori have three grown daughters and four grandchildren. He is an avid runner, having recently completed 13th marathon to raise funds to fight human trafficking.


Captain Sarah Eddy is our Program Officer of The Salvation Army Grand Valley Area Command. Before coming to Kent County she spent the first six years of her officership as the Corps Officer in Canton, IL.


She attended the College for Officer Training after earning a bachelor’s degree in organizational and professional development from Eastern Illinois University.


Captain Eddy was first introduced to The Salvation Army through the summer camp program. Her brother is currently serving as the Corps Officer in Springfield, Ill., and her sister works for the United States Navy in Great Lakes, IL.

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