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Resolution honoring retiring SBOE member Jay Johnson


WHEREAS John “Jay” Johnson has the eagerness and passion to improve public education in Texas; and  

WHEREAS he is a dedicated public servant for education who was elected to serve District 15 of the State Board of Education in November 2020, where he served as a key member of the Committee on School Initiatives; and

WHEREAS he served for over 16 years on the Pampa Independent School District’s board of trustees including as president of the board for two years; and

WHEREAS he is a founding member of the Pampa Education Foundation, and he has served as president of the Pampa Youth and Community Center Board of Directors; and

WHEREAS he is also famous in Pampa for being inducted into the Pampa High School Hall of Fame; and

WHEREAS along with his dedication to education, he was responsible for many healthy and bright smiles in his profession as a dentist where he practiced in Pampa, Gray County for 43 years; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that with bright and happy smiles, members of the State Board of Education wish John “Jay” Johnson the very best in his next endeavors; and be it further

RESOLVED, that this resolution be presented to John “Jay” Johnson and that a copy be included in the permanent records of the State Board of Education.

WITNESS our signatures this eighteenth day of November, two thousand and twenty-two, in Austin, Texas.

Keven Ellis, Chair

Georgina C. Pérez, Secretary