Executive Committee, National Education Association
Greg Johnson was first elected to the Executive Committee of the National Education Association in July 2009 and was re-elected in 2012 to serve a subsequent three-year term.
He has 25 years of experience as a high school choir director. He currently teaches in Mustang, Okla. where under his direction, the program at Mustang High School has grown to include 250 students involved in four choirs. The choirs perform across the country at festivals and contests where they consistently earn superior and outstanding ratings for their performances.
A member of the Oklahoma Education Association (OEA) and the Mustang Education Association (MEA), Greg has served the MEA as president, bargaining chair, grievance chair, and Association representative. Under his leadership, MEA expanded to support and represent ESPs and administrators.
Greg represented OEA for two terms on the NEA Board of Directors. During his time on the Board, Greg represented NEA’s Western region on the development of NEA’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values, adopted during NEA’s Representative Assembly in 2006. He also served on several OEA state committees and its Board of Directors.
Greg and his wife Diane, a National Board Certified Teacher of music and president-elect of the MEA, have two sons—Jordan, a junior at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, and Cameron, a senior at Mustang High School. The couple currently serves as tour directors of the Oklahoma Ambassadors of Music. The statewide organization tours Europe with students every other summer. In 2009, 225 high school band and choir students traveled under their direction.
Greg received his bachelor of music education from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, and the master of music education degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Okla.