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Johnson Named Chair of Workforce and Higher Education Committee

Will serve as Vice Chair of Veterans and Public Safety Committee
January 15, 2021
Terry Johnson News
COLUMBUS— Ohio Senate President Matt Huffman (R-Lima) this week appointed Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) to serve as Chair of the Workforce and Higher Education committee. Senator Johnson was also appointed Vice Chair of the Veterans and Public Safety committee.

"I am honored President Huffman has appointed me to work on so many issues I am passionate about," Johnson said. "I look forward to working with my colleagues to bolster Ohio's economy, create jobs, and use my experience as a doctor and veteran to help craft meaningful policy." Johnson served 21 years in the Ohio Army National Guard, with three active duty combat theater deployments, finishing his career as the Army’s State Surgeon. He has a long history as well in medical education, in which he served in a variety of leadership roles, including multiple directorships and nearly two decades as an assistant dean at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUHCOM). He continues as a clinical professor of family medicine at OUHCOM.

Senator Johnson will also serve on the Health committee.

For a complete list of committee appointments, click here. Ohioans can follow Senate committees live on OhioSenate.gov and OhioChannel.org.