Party affiliation: Republican
Betty Ruth Verduin, American nurse, karate school administrator. Registered professional school nurse, 1976. Named Foster Parent of the Year, Department Social Service, Benton Harbor, 1975; recipient certified of Appreciation, Michigan Heart Association, 1979. Secretary Berrien County Heart Unit, 1978—1980; Member of Universal Tae kwondo Association, National Association Female Executives.
Nurse Memorial Mercy Hospital, St. Joseph, Michigan, 1958—1973. Director health services Lakeshore Schools, Stevensville, 1974—1981. Director nurses Shoreham Terrace Nursing Home, St. Joseph, 1981—1982.
Director Beverly Home Health, 1982—1985. Clinic director MARCHA, Benton Harbor, Michigan, 1986—1988. Deputy director, since 1988.
Owner, chief black belt instructor The Unicorn Academy of Traditional Tae Kwondo Karate, St. Joseph, since 1984.