Mamie B. Johnson

Key Facts

Party Independent
Status Incumbent

Background

Mamie B. Johnson graduated from Norfolk State University with a bachelor’s degree in education. She has worked as a teacher and instructional specialist. Johnson is the president of the Historic Broad Creek Civic League and immediate past chair of the Virginia First Cities Coalition’s board of directors, an organization which seeks to improve school environments, expand employment, and foster economic development in cities. She is also a member of the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials, the Elizabeth River Project board of directors, the Hampton Roads Workforce Council board, the Community Health Assessment and Community Health Plan board of directors, and is the Norfolk representative of the Hampton Roads Community Action Program. Johnson previously served as a member of the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission and as co-chair of the Mayor’s Lifelong Learning Commission. She is a former AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) [1, 3].

Key Issues

Transparency

Johnson aims to work alongside citizens of Norfolk and restore the position of elective office to one of public service. She believes that local government should be responsive, open, and accountable [3].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 The City of Norfolk
2 Ballotpedia
3 Facebook