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Veronica Ann Wilkerson Johnson

Veronica Ann Wilkerson Johnson, American library director. Recipient Young Library. of the Year award, 1982; fellow, University Michigan School Library. Science, 1976-1977.

Background

  • Johnson, Veronica Ann Wilkerson was born on August 5, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of James Henry and Alberta (Dixon) Wilkerson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wayne State University, 1975. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1977.

    Career

    • Lab technician Project Prescad Wayne County Health Department, 1978—1979. Children's library Inkster (Michigan) branch Wayne Oakland Library. Federation, 1979, head community library, 1979—1985.

      Government relations specialist State Library. Michigan, 1985—1987, director information and government services, since 1987. Owner Verondee Consultant Company, East Lansing, Michigan.

      Speaker, presenter workshops in field. Vice president Information Movers, Inc., Michigan.

    Works

    • Newspaper columnist: Library Lines. Author: manuals on marketing government publications, cost effective methods and community needs/public library.

    Religion

    Denomination: Church of Christ

    Membership

    Adviser City of Inkster. Volunteer Training Youth Leadership Development, Sister Cities International. Secretary Inkster Community Project Pride, 1979—1980.

    Member City of Inkster Cable television Task Force, since 1981. Chairman workshop committee Inkster International Friendship Force Exchange, since 1981. Member East Lansing Planning Commission, since 1995.

    Appointed Selective Service Board, since 2002. Administrative aide State Republican Hansen Clarke. Legislation liaison Governor James J. Blanchard.

    Board directors University Michigan Lansing Service Center, since 1993. Member of American Library Association (chairman ASCLA/SLAS committee, member ASCLA planning committee 1986-1987), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Council State Agency Libraries (secretary/treasurer), Michigan Library. Association, Medical Library.

    Association, Gamma Phi Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Melvin Lee Johnson, November 3, 1973. Children: Dichondra Rosalyn, Christopher Lee, Jonell Henry.
    • father: James Henry Wilkerson
    • mother: Alberta (Dixon) Wilkerson
    • spouse: Melvin Lee Johnson
    • children: Dichondra Rosalyn Johnson
    • Christopher Lee Johnson
    • Jonell Henry Johnson
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    Born August 5, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1975
      Wayne State University
    • 1977
      University Michigan
    • 1978 - 1979
      Lab technician Project Prescad Wayne County Health Department