Vanessa Verdun-Morris was appointed to the position of Library Director with the City of Madison Heights in March 2022. She received her bachelor's degree in English from Michigan State University in 2000 and her master's degree in Library and Information Science from Wayne State University in 2002.
Previous to her appointment in Madison Heights, Verdun-Morris directed Taylor Community Library, Wayne County Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, and River Rouge Public Library. She is a member of the American Library Association and an active participant in the Michigan Library Association, where she chaired the 2016 Annual Conference Committee. She holds a Level 1 Permanent Professional Certificate from the Library of Michigan.