Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Wed 06 Mar - Wed 13 Mar, 2002
(Session 395)

no photo available Marguerite Johnson (Resource Specialist)

Country/Region: United States of America

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Vice President for Programs, Health Division, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, Michigan

Biography:
Marguerite M. Johnson is vice president for programs, Health Division, at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, Michigan. She is responsible for overseeing program development and administration as well as program/project evaluation and dissemination in health grantmaking. Prior to joining the Foundation, Ms. Johnson was vice president of programs at the Rose Community Foundation in Denver, Colorado. As one of the first staff members to be hired, she was instrumental in establishing the organization’s grantmaking strategies, policies, and procedures. Before that, she was a senior program officer at The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton, New Jersey. In addition, Ms. Johnson’s work as a community health professional has included high risk prenatal program coordinator at the Colorado Department of Public Health in Denver; community health planner at Framington Union Hospital in Massachusetts; and adolescent program director at the Roxbury Comprehensive Community Health Center in Boston, Massachusetts. She has served as a board member of numerous nonprofit organizations including the Colorado Association of Nonprofit Organizations. Ms. Johnson holds a master’s degree in social services from Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work, Pennsylvania, and an M.Sc. in health policy and management from Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts.