Elaine Woods Johnson

Elaine Woods Johnson

Elaine Woods Johnson of Dothan is a veteran member, currently serving in her third term on the Council's board. During her tenture, she has served as Chair of the Grants Review, Chair of the Long Range Planning and Secretary of the Council.

Mrs. Johnson was founder and first board chairman of the Wiregrass Museum of Art, founding board member of Dothan Landmarks Foundation, founding board member of Southeast Alabama Symphony Association and advisory board member of the Southeast Alabama Dance Company. She was honored with the2010 Lifetime Achievement Award of Southeast Alabama Community Theatre, Outstanding Friend of the Arts of the Dothan Cultural Arts Center and received the Alabama State Council on the Arts Governor's Arts Award for her exceptional service and arts volunteer work. In addition to her arts involvement, Mrs. Johnson has been named a Rotary Paul Harris fellow and is a Ruling Elder of Evergreen Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Johnson received her BS and MA from the University of Alabama. She was a professional educator for 25 years as a classroom teacher, high school counselor, Advanced Placement Coordinator and director of Gifted Education. Now retired, Mrs. Johnson devotes her time to her many arts endeavors. She is the widow of Joseph Huntley Johnson, a Dothan attorney. Elaine Johnson has two children and five grandchildren.

Mrs. Johnson currently serves on the Grants Review Committee for the Council.

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