Valencia T JohnsonView Ordination Certificate
Minister ID: 130193-43316
Minister ID: 130193-43316
Dr. Valencia Johnson is currently an Executive member with the American Bar Association. On June 25, 2014, Dr. Johnson was appointed an Executive Member by the President-Elect, Hon. William C. Hubbard to the Office of the President-<br /> Death Penalty Due Process Review Project. Dr. /Hon. Valencia T. Johnson was appointed and elevated to Chair of the Administrative and Government Law Committee for the Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division for the American Bar Association from 01/2013 to 04/2014. ABA President and Chair-Elect, the Hon. Jennifer A. Rymell of the ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division elected Dr. Johnson to Co-Chair the Administrative and Government Law Committee for the Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division for the American Bar Association. <br /> <br /> Dr. Johnson is the former President/Chief Executive Officer of V. Johnson & Associates, LLC. An expert in law, technology, education, criminal justice, law enforcement, mediation, ministry, finance, business administration and management. Despite Dr. Johnson?s obstacles, Dr. Johnson is an outstanding leader, motivator, educator, volunteer, donator, and loving person that provides and contributes a lot to her community and the State of Maryland. Dr. Johnson is inspired by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and her mother. Dr. Johnson?s judicial role models are former Chief Justice Constance Baker-Motley, United States District Court- Southern District of New York, and Justice Anne Claire Williams, United States Circuit Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ? Northern District of Illinois. Dr. Johnson?s goal is to become a United States Magistrate Judge for the State of California, Maryland or District of Columbia. Dr. Johnson relies on her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, her mother Geraldine Johnson, family, friends, and love ones who have been an inspiration and motivators in her life. Dr. Johnson has participated in the Walden University ?Build Kits for Kids,? for families living with autism. Dr. Johnson received the STAR Award from the Honorable Pamila Brown, Division Director (Private Setting) of the ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division for outstanding Chairperson of the Administrative & Government Law Committee.<br /> <br /> Dr. Johnson holds a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice and History (cum laude) (2005), a Master?s of Science in Criminal Justice/Criminal Justice Administration with an emphasis in Public Administration (magna cum laude), all at Coppin State University; Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Management-Decision Sciences with a specialization in Finance at Walden University (pending dissertation) (2014); Honorary Doctor of Divinity/Ministry at Universal Life Church (2011); ordained ministry license with Universal Life Church (2011), First Nation Church (2012), American Marriage Ministries (2012), National Association of Christian Ministers (2013); credits in a Doctoral of Management in Information Systems and Technology at the University of Phoenix (2008). Dr. Johnson attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law for a Masters of Law in International Taxation with a specialization in Financial Services and Wealth Management (Magna Cum Laude) (2013). <br /> <br /> Dr. Valencia T. Johnson is a native Baltimorian; home to the Baltimore Raven?s. Dr. Johnson?s mother attends Coppin State University. Dr. Johnson also ministers to the community and have participated in the following worship centers: (2010-2011), Member, Homestead United Methodist Church; (2009-2009), Minister in Training, Beginning Baptist Church; (2009-2009), Member, St. James United Methodist Church; (2009-2009), Member, New Hope Deliverance Church; (1998-2009), Member, Chariot of Fire Community Church of Christ; (1995-1998), Member, Apostolic Bible Study Church. <br /> <br /> Dr. Johnson is a volunteer of the following, and has received the following commendations: (2001-Present), Volunteer, Recycle (Save Our Planet); (1998-Present), Donator, Salvation Army; (2012- 2012) Guest Speaker, Career Day for the Institute of Business and Entrepreneurship for Autistic Students; (2011-2011), Observer, Baltimore City Police Department; (2008-2008), Donator/Contributor, Letter of Commendation- Johns Hopkins Hospital Children?s Center; (2009-2009), Baltimore Scholar Student, University of Baltimore-School of Law- Baltimore Scholars Student Program; (2009-2009), Certified Researcher , U.S. Department of Health & Human Services ? National Institute of Health; (2006-2008), Certified Union Representative (Steward), United States Office of Personnel Management/American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE, Local #32); (1998-2001), Volunteer, Bea Gaddy ?Can Good Drive?; (1998-2001), Volunteer, Fruit Baskets for Baltimore City Nursing Homes; (1996-2001), Internship/Teachers Assistant, Baltimore City Public School System; (1996-1998), Secretary, Gwynn Oak United Neighborhood Association (Formerly: Garrison Boulevard United Neighborhood Association). <br /> <br /> Dr. Valencia T. Johnson is currently a candidate for internship with the Clinton Foundation, which was founded by the 42nd President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton. Dr. Johnson was a Presidential Management Fellow Candidate in 2008 and 2009 under the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush Administration. She also was a candidate and interviewed for the position as Secretary of Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations, and Secretary of the Governor?s Office of Crime Control and Prevention for the O?Malley-Brown Administration in 2012. <br /> <br /> Dr. Johnson?s professionally known and influential membership associations continues: (2014), Maryland Program for Mediator Excellence; (2014- Present), National Institute of Trial Advocacy; (2014- Present), American Association for Justice (Formerly: the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), Member; (2013- Present), Member, Golden Key International Honors Society- Walden University; (2010- Present), Member, Federal Bar Association (FBA), which includes the following: Maryland Chapter, Federal Career Division, Judicial Division and Young Lawyers Division ; (2011-Present), Member, Justice at Stake Campaign ? Keeping Federal and State Courts Fair and Impartial; (2011-Present), Member, American Constitution Society of Law and Policy (ACS); (2009-Present), Member, National Criminal Justice Association- Lambda Alpha Epsilon; (2010- Present), Member, California Bar Association (CBA); (2011- Present), Member, Washington Bar Association (DC Bar); (2010- Present), Member, Coppin Alumni Association; (2008- Present), Member, Alpha Phi Sigma (National Criminal Justice Honors Society), Coppin State University; (2014-2014), Professional Member, Future Business Leaders of America ? Phi Beta Lambda; (2001-Present), Member, United 93 Memorial Fund; (2010- 2011), Member, National Association for State Judicial Educators (NASJE); (2010- 2011), Member, National Black Prosecutors Association (NBPA); (2010- 2011), Member, NAACP (National Advancement Association for Colored People); (2005- 2008), Member, Toastmasters International, United States Office of Personnel Management; (2005- 2011), Member, GLAAD and LGBT, etc. <br /> <br /> Dr. Johnson is currently a part-time Educator for the Baltimore County Public School System since 2012; and a Volunteer Auditor and Evaluator for the Middle States Commission of Higher Learning: Office of Volunteer & Accreditation Services since 2011. From 2010-2013, Dr. Johnson have held Gubernatorial Appointments from the Honorable Martin O?Malley, Governor of Maryland, and was unanimously confirmed by the Maryland Senate Executive Nominations Committee as a Volunteer Board Member (Hearing Officer) for the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations (DLLR), Office of Home and Mechanical Services- Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration Contractors (HVACR). From 2010-2011, Dr. Johnson have held Gubernatorial Appointments for the (2011-2012), Board Member (Hearing Officer), MD Department of Human Resources- Citizens Review Board for Children (CRBFC), (Region #3- Baltimore County); (2010- 2011), Board Member (Hearing Officer), MD Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation: Office of Financial Regulations- Maryland Banking Board- Defunct Board; (2010- 2010), Board Member (Hearing Officer), MD Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation: Office of Home and Mechanical Services- Maryland Board of Plumbing. <br /> <br /> From 2012-2013, Dr. Johnson was appointed by the President of the American Bar Association to the ABA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division as a Judicial Officer, which she was recognized in ABA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division ? Leadership Directory. In 2012, Dr. Johnson was recognized for her suggestion regarding government job cuts by the United States House of Representative, House Speaker- the Honorable John Boehner. From 2008-2009, Dr. Johnson was appointed to the Board of Directors at Destiny?s Angels, which is a group home for battered women and girls. Dr. Johnson has been featured in Strayer University FORUM magazine, BCCC Article, Maryland Community Mediation Brochure- State-Wide, Walden University Academic Column, University of Southern California- CALSUN, etc. Dr. Johnson was appointed by the Maryland Secretary of State, and represented by the Honorable Lisa A. Gladden, Senator of District #41, as a State Notary Public. From 2009-2011, Dr. Johnson was a doctoral participant in data collection at Walden University, Capella University and Cornell University. Dr. Johnson is fluent is Spanish, French and Arabic.
Valencia lives in Maryland and was ordained by American Marriage Ministries on March 25th, 2012.
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