|Johnson leaves post at HD 52 posted on 11/01/2017|
Often times, with dedication comes opportunity.
State Representative Mark Johnson, after seven years serving
as House District 52 congressman, is heading in a new direction.
Johnson’s resignation from the Oregon House will take place
this month, after which he will become the CEO of the Oregon Business and
“It’s not a position that I sought after but one that came
my way because of my successes in Salem and reputation for being an effective
legislator,” Johnson told The Mountain Times. “It will be a huge challenge but
is an opportunity that I am excited to take on.”
Resigning his seat as state representative for HD 52 is not
something Johnson takes lightly.
“I’ve really enjoyed my time in this role and will miss the
wonderful people and communities that I have gotten to know,” he said. “It’s meant
a great deal to me to have an opportunity to regularly communicate with the
folks on the Mountain through my monthly piece in the Times. I think it’s been
a win-win for all.”
A replacement process will ensue in November for the balance
of the term.
Mark Johnson’s departing column appears in the "Columnists" link in the web edition of The Mountain Times.
By Larry Berteau/MT