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Norm Johnson



14th District
Position 1
Yakima

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About Norm

PERSONAL:
Norm Johnson is a lifelong resident of Yakima County. He was born and raised in Toppenish and graduated from Toppenish High School. He attended Washington State University and Central Washington University, and served two years in the United States Army. Norm lives in Yakima and has five grown sons, 10 grandchildren, and will soon have two great-grandchildren.

EDUCATION:
Toppenish High School
Washington State College (University)
Central Washington College (University) – BA Education; Administrative credentials Fort Wright College of the Holy Names, Spokane (Heritage University) – MA Counseling and Guidance

OCCUPATION:
Mabton School District – teacher, counselor
Toppenish Junior High School – teacher, counselor, vice principal
Eagle High School, Toppenish – served as principal for five years
Retired in 1997

LOCAL GOVERNMENT:
Councilman, Mabton Town Council – served for 2 1/2 years
Acting mayor, City of Mabton – served for 1/2 year Councilman, Toppenish City Council – served for 20 years Mayor, City of Toppenish – served for four years
Councilman, Yakima City Council – 2005-2008

STATE GOVERNMENT
14th Legislative District state representative, 2009-present

LEGISLATIVE ASSIGNMENTS
Joint Legislative Executive Committee on Aging and Disability

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
Opportunities Industrialization Center of Washington – Former board member
Yakima Regional Hospital – Trustee
Downtown Yakima Rotary Club – Member
Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce – Member
Mabton Lions Club – Past member
Yakima Convention Center – Past board member
Toppenish Providence Hospital – Past trustee and board chairman
Mary L. Goodrich Library, Toppenish – Past board member