Johnson will become its director of legislative affairs on June 1, 2012, a new position aimed at serving the legislative and regulatory needs of its member boards.
Johnson, who hails from Florida, is a longtime and highly respected leader in the fields of government, public policy and accounting. Florida’s accounting profession, as well as fundraising for and directing its CPA/Political Action program...A graduate of Florida State University with degrees in accounting and political science, he became involved in government at a young age as an intern for former Florida State Senator Van B. Poole. “I was fortunate, when my late father served in the Florida Senate and I was a Senate messenger, to learn how the political process worked from the inside out,” says Johnson. “But more importantly, I learned how important ethics were in the process. Even though politics can have a negative perception, what I witnessed as a young man—in the company of my father, other Senators and lobbyists—was how much honesty, integrity, and respect for public service can be at the core of the profession...In this position, he managed more than 250 employees at 30 statewide offices...Nashville, TN, with a satellite office in New York City and an International Computer Testing and Call Center in Guam. Website">http://www.nasba.org.
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