Johnson C'70 Receives Alumna Service Award
Sandra Kelley Johnson, C’70, of Charlotte, N.C., received the Alumna Service Award from Salem College, bestowed during Reunion Weekend festivities, April 24-26.
Johnson graduated from Salem in 1970 with a bachelor’s degree in history, and earned her master’s degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her past work experience includes managing health services resources development for the East Tennessee Human Resource Agency; directing physician recruitment for the State of Tennessee’s Department of Public Health and for Hospital Corporation of American; owning her own company specializing in physician recruitment services; and directing the multiple sclerosis center at Carolinas Medical Center.
Today Johnson works as a volunteer in administration and fund-raising at Lakewood Community Development Corporation in Charlotte, serving one of Charlotte’s most fragile neighborhoods. She is active in other volunteer capacities, as well, from the Myers Park High School Parent Council to the Teen Health Connection.
Johnson has held various positions in the College’s alumnae association, from president of the alumnae board in 2005-2007, to member of the presidential search committee for current president Susan Pauly, to member of the Board of Visitors and the Board of Trustees. She has served as a Friend of the Library and as a member of the Center for Women Writers at Salem. In Charlotte, she has been a local alumna admissions representative, was co-president of the Charlotte Salem Alumnae Club and helped organize the Gramley dinner in 1996.
Johnson is married to Harry Johnson and they have a son, Harry.