Bill (Bill) Johnson (R-USH06)
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Capitol: 202.225.5705
FAX: 202.225.5907
District: 740.376.0868
District FAX: 740.376.0886
Representative
Room 1710 LHOB- Longworth House Office Building 15 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-3506

Residence: Marietta, OH
Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2018
Spouse: LeeAnn   DOB: 11/10/1954
Committee Assignments
Co-ChairOhio River Basin Congressional Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus on Ethnic and Religious Freedom in Sri Lanka
Co-ChairCongressional Natural Gas Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Aluminum Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Auto Industry Pension Task Force
FC MemberCongressional Wounded to Work Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Marcellus Shale Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Invisible Wounds Caucus
FC MemberLiquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Export Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rock and Roll Caucus
FC MemberCongressional NASA Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Environment
FC MemberCongressional Pilot's Caucus
FC MemberMilitary Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus
FC MemberThe Law Enforcement Caucus
FC MemberCongressional China Caucus
FC MemberCongressional TRIO Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Mobility Air Forces Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
FC MemberCongressional Responsible Hospitality Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Energy
FC MemberCongressional Army Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Automotive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Anti-Terrorism Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Budget
FC MemberJoint Strike Fighter Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Life Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cyber Security Caucus
FC MemberHouse Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus
FC MemberMilitary Veterans Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Energy and Commerce
FC MemberCongressional Propane Caucus
FC MemberAir Force Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Recycling Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Coal Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Fire Services Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Dyslexia Caucus
FC MemberUSO Congressional Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on U.S.-Turkish Relations and Turkish Americans
FC MemberCongressional Prayer Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Main Street Caucus
FC MemberHouse Republican Israel Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Taiwan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Counties Representing
Athens / Belmont / Carroll / Columbiana / Gallia / Guernsey / Harrison / Jackson / Jefferson / Lawrence / Mahoning / Meigs / Monroe / Muskingum / Noble / Scioto / Tuscarawas / Washington

Bio

Bill Johnson was born and raised on family farms, where he learned early the values of hard work, honesty, and sacrifice. Those values have stayed with Johnson throughout his life and have made him the leader he is today.

Johnson entered the U.S. Air Force in 1973, and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel after a distinguished military career of more than 26 years. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Troy University in Troy, Alabama in 1979, and he earned his Master's Degree from Georgia Tech in 1984. During his tenure in the U.S. Air Force, Johnson was recognized as a Distinguished Graduate from the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, Squadron Officers School, and Air Command & Staff College. Bill is also a proud recipient of the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal. As Director of the Air Force's Chief Information Officer Staff at U.S. Special Operations Command, Johnson worked directly with senior congressional and Secretary of Defense representatives, as well as top leaders within the various U.S. intelligence communities, to ensure America's Special Operations forces were adequately equipped to carry out critical national security missions.

Following his retirement from military service, Johnson turned to creating and building high technology businesses. He cofounded Johnson-Schley Management Group, Inc., an information technology (IT) consulting company that increased revenues by more than 200% in just three years under his leadership. In 2003 he left Johnson-Schley to form J2 Business Solutions, Inc., where he focused on providing executive level IT support as a defense contractor to the U.S. military.

From 2006 through 2010, Johnson served as Chief Information Officer of a global manufacturer of highly engineered electronic components for the transportation industry headquartered in Northeast Ohio. As a member of the executive leadership team, he managed a multi-million dollar departmental budget.

Since first being elected in 2010, Johnson has been fighting to create jobs in Eastern and Southeastern Ohio, improve services to our nation's heroes - our veterans, and to make our federal government more effective, efficient, and accountable to the American people. He's working hard to ensure that our children and grandchildren are blessed with the same opportunities of previous generations. Johnson has led the effort in the House of Representatives to defend the coal industry from executive and bureaucratic overreach, and to secure American energy independence. Seven bills authored by Johnson were signed into law during his first two terms.

In November of 2016, Johnson was elected to a fourth term to serve the people of Eastern and Southeastern Ohio. Johnson retained his seat on the powerful House Energy & Commerce Committee that is charged with providing a key role in developing America's energy, healthcare, and telecommunications policies (among others), while providing oversight on the Administration's implementation of these laws. Johnson also serves on the House Budget Committee. Additionally, he is a member of the House Shale Caucus. Congressman Johnson, and his wife LeeAnn, currently reside in Marietta, Ohio with a son, Nathan. Johnson is also the proud parent of three grown children- Joshua, Julie, and Jessica, and is a grandfather of six.








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