Marcie Smedley serves as the Executive Director of the Henderson Libraries, a four-branch system serving Henderson residents and others in the Southern Nevada area. She has worked in a variety of positions with the library district since 2003, previously acting as Paseo Verde Library Manager, Gibson Library Assistant Manager, and Youth Services Department Head. Marcie is passionate about literacy and advocating for libraries.
A Henderson native, Marcie grew up attending Henderson schools and is a graduate of Basic High School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies (University Nevada, Las Vegas) and a Masters in Library Science (Texas Woman’s University). Having grown up in Henderson, Marcie is pleased to be serving Henderson in her current professional capacity.
An active participant in the community, Marcie serves on the Leadership Henderson Steering Committee (Class of 2010) and is a member of the Women’s Leadership Council, of the United Way of Southern Nevada. Additionally, she participates in a variety of library-related professional associations, including the Nevada Library Association, the American Library Association, Library Leadership and Management Association, and the Public Library Association.
Together with her husband, James, Marcie enjoys raising her daughter, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.