District Superintendent Reverend Sandra Johnson
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District Superintendent: Reverend Sandra Johnson
Reverend Sandra Gale James Johnson, a native of Chattanooga, TN. She attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where she received a B.A. in Sociology/Social Work. Before answering her call to ordained ministry she was employed with BellSouth Telecommunications.
She previously served as Vice President of the United Methodist Women in the Chattanooga district, and chaired the Chattanooga district Council on Ministry.
In 1995 she began her candidacy and was licensed as a local pastor in 1996.
In August 2004 Mrs. Johnson received a certificate of completion for the (basic) Course of Study from Candler School of Theology at Emory University, and in May 2008 she received a Master of Divinity degree from Gammon Theological Seminary at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, GA.
Her prior appointments include: Eastdale Village Community (Associate), Hurst Memorial (her home church), and Strawberry Plains.
At the 2011 Holston Annual Conference she was appointed as district superintendent of the Abingdon District.
Reverend Johnson is married to William Leon and they are the parents of two children and two grandchildren.