Founder, Executive Director
THE Amy JohnsonAmy Johnson is Founder and Executive Director of Face-to-Face Portland. Amy offers decades of experience working with and leading some of Portland’s best-known nonprofits. She has been a board member of the Portland Rose Festival for more than 13 years. She previously served as long-time executive director of Michael Allen Harrison’s Snowman Foundation which provides musical instruments and instruction to youth.
As a consultant, Amy has worked for many years assisting nonprofit organizations in creating sustainable, internal structures and achievable, realistic goals. Her consultancy includes work for Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest and the Friends of Outdoor School. Amy is a graduate of David Douglas High and holds a B.A. in Communications from Marylhurst University.
Amy’s work with the police grew out of watching her police officer uncle in his career, and subsequent distinctive community partnerships between police agencies and non-profits that she has worked with. Amy is quick to give credit to others for supporting the good work she’s able to do in the world and hopes to inspire others to turn skepticism into a desire to create a better future for all of us.