Johnson, who represents District 3, has been active in NACo since 2005, serving as a member, subcommittee chair, and vice chair of the committee. He also has served as a member and vice chair of the Healthy Counties Advisory Board and vice chair of the International Economic Development Task Force.
He was appointed in July by NACo President Chris Rodgers, who is a commissioner from Douglas County, Neb.
The Health Steering Committee is responsible for NACo policy development on all matters pertaining to health care delivery and financing including indigent care, health care for the uninsured, Medicaid, Medicare, long-term care, local public health programs, mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disabilities.
NACo, founded in 1935, provides essential services to 3,068 counties. For more information, visit www.naco.org.