Jennifer Johnson serves as Director of Skagit County Public Health. Ms. Johnson has worked for Skagit County since 2003 and her background spans the fields of public health, nutrition, and organizational management. Ms. Johnson has over 21 years leadership experience, with specific interest and experience in advancing organizational and community systems to advance the development of public policy that addresses community-level health and social problems.
As Public Health Director, Ms. Johnson is committed to creating a culture of health and wellness for all of Skagit County, with an expanded focus on social determinants of health, strengthening public-private partnerships, increasing connection between public health and clinical medicine, and implementing an outcomes driven approach to program and policy development. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Management from Oregon State University in 1996, and then completed the Mid-Willamette Dietetics Residency Program, becoming a registered Dietitian in 1998.