May 6, 2014 > Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointment on
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointment on
Martha Johanson, 50, of Milpitas, has been reappointed to Area Board VII of the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities, where she has served since 2013. Johanson has been founder and president of the Johanson Healing Institute since 2013. She was co-founder of Building MartinÕs Miracle from 2005 to 2012 and a Spanish immersion educator at Forest Glen Elementary School from 2003 to 2004. Johanson was District 6 interim director of Pupil Personnel and guidance counselor at the New York City Board of Education from 1997 to 2000, an early intervention coordinator at Graham-Windham from 1996 to 1997 and a teacher and coordinator at Project Reach Youth Inc. in 1996. She was a consultant for the ChildrenÕs Television Network from 1995 to 1996 and for Migrant Head Start of Central Indiana in 1995 and a Spanish immersion teacher at the Park Tudor School from 1993 to 1995. Johanson earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in clinical Christian counseling from Cornerstone University, a Master of Science degree in school counseling from Indiana University and a Master of Education in education administration from the Universidad Inca Garcilaso de Vega. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Johanson is a Republican.