- Board Vice President
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A twenty-year resident of Kalamazoo, Bruce Caple believes that
our community is extraordinarily blessed with vibrant institutions such as
the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
, the Gilmore Festival
, the Kalamazoo
Area Math and Science Center
, and, of course, the Kalamazoo
. His feeling that residents must support and be involved in
the institutions that enrich our daily lives led him to run for the KPL
Bruce has used libraries throughout his life, starting
with the Allen County Public
in his home town of Fort Wayne, Indiana; The
Free Library of Philadelphia
; and the Des
Moines Public Library
. He treasures his father's signed ACPL card, the
person most responsible for his lifelong love of reading.
Educated at Indiana University
earned a Bachelor of Science in management from IU’s Kelly School of Business.
He has worked for 24 years at Total Plastics Inc, as a branch manager,
information technology manager, and financial analyst.