David Johnson assumes role of president of GSBA
David Johnson assumes role of president of Georgia School Boards Association
Posted on 07/01/2011

David Johnson, vice-chairman of the Floyd County Board of Education, takes the reins of the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) as he assumes the role of president today. David Johnson was elected president-elect of the state association for school board members at the GSBA Summer Conference and Delegate Assembly last year in Savannah. The vice-president automatically moves to the role of president for the next year. “It is an honor for David and Floyd County Schools for him to be elected to lead the state association,” said George Bevels, chairman of the Floyd County Board of Education. Dr. Lynn Plunkett, superintendent of Floyd County Schools added, “It is exciting for our community to share David with the rest of the state as he brings his energy, talent and expertise to the table to benefit the children of Georgia.” 

Johnson has previously served as vice-president and District 7 Director for GSBA representing Bartow County, Calhoun City, Cartersville City, Catoosa County, Chattooga County, Cherokee County, Chickamauga City, Cobb County, Dade County, Dalton City, Floyd County, Gordon County, Haralson County, Marietta City, Murray County, Paulding County, Polk County, Rome City, Trion City, Walker County, and Whitfield County. Johnson has served in a number of other leadership positions with GSBA. He has served on the GSBA Executive Committee, the Governmental Affairs Committee, the Nominating Committee, and the NSBA Federal Relations Network (FRN). Johnson also serves on the GSBA Governmental Affairs Committee, the GSBA Nominating Committee and the NSBA Federal Relations Network (FRN). 

David Johnson has served the Floyd County Board of Education as a representative of the Pepperell and Midway communities for more than 12 years and has been elected to four (4) four-year terms. Johnson has served three (3) years as chairman of the Floyd County Board of Education and he has served three (3) one-year terms as vice-chairman of the board. In other local service to the community, Johnson is a member of the Resource Board and the Emergency Physician Group Board of Directors of Floyd Medical Center and on several committees at the hospital. He also serves as Secretary/Treasurer to the Development Authority of Floyd County, among other community activities. Johnson is President of United Community Bank in Rome. 

The Georgia School Boards Association is an advocate of public education and supports the uniquely American tradition of citizen control of public school systems. GSBA is a voluntary, statewide organization that provides professional services and training to the state's local boards of education, and represents the collective resolve of local boards in the governance of public education. GSBA has served local boards of education for over 50 years.