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Mary Margaret Dickens Johnson

Mary Margaret Dickens Johnson, American governmental and commercial researcher, contract management educator, consultant. Certified purchasing manager, certified professional contracts manager, scuba diver 1974. Recipient award, Wapello County-H, 1971; Home Fellowship, Truro Episcopal Church, 1987-1995.

Background

  • Johnson, Mary Margaret Dickens was born on July 10, 1955 in Ottumwa, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Donald Milton and Maxine Margaret Kinsinger Dickens.

  • Education

    • Master, University Hawaii, 1979. Master, Johns Hopkins School Advanced International Studies, 1986. Bachelor, Iowa State University, 1976.

      Master of Public Administration, Florida Atlantic University, 2007.

    Career

    • Laboratory assistant department entomolgy Iowa State University, Ames, 1973—1974, research assistant department sociology & anthropology, 1974—1976. Research grantee East West Center, Honolulu, 1976—1978. Foreign affairs specialist United States Department State/Agency for International Development, Washington, 1980—1981.

      Federal summer intern National Telecommunications and Information Administration United States Department Commerce, 1980—1980, export administration specialist, 1982—1985. Secretary Rock Creek Company, since 1982. System analyst trainee Xerox Printing Systems Division, 1981.

      English language teacher INTERAC, Tokyo, 1985. Teacher, public relations officer Overseas Development Company, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 1986—1987. English language teacher Phillips Language Learning Systems, Tokyo, 1986.

      Contract specialist United States General Services Administration, Washington, 1987—1994, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Laurel, Maryland, 1996—1997. Senior contracts manager Systems Flow, Inc., Rockville, 1997—1998. With HSI Geotrans, Sterling, Virginia, 1997.

      Graduate assistant Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, 2003—2004. Research fellow Broward Sheriff's Ofrfice, 2005—2006. Continuing studies professor Villanova University, since 2004.

      Secretary Wapello County 4H Council, 1971, district secretary ELCO, 1972. Leader workshops and seminars. Presenter in field; system ananlyst Xerox Printing Systems Division, Rosslyn, Virginia.

    Major achievements

    • Certified purchasing manager, certified professional contracts manager, scuba diver 1974.

    Works

    • Contributor articles and book reviews to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Cooperative American Relief Everywhere Women's Group. Choir member St. Johns Hong Kong, 1986. Active St. James Fisherman Episcopalian Church, Islamorada, Florida, since 2000.

    Member altar guild St. Albans Anglican Church, Tokyo, 1985. Member education for ministry St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, Falls Church, Virginia, 1995—1996. Fellow: National Contract Management Association (certified federal contracts manager 2002, certified associate contracts manager 2002, president South Florida chapter 2003-2004, certified federal contract manager 2006, president South Florida chapter 2008-2010, grant to participate in World Congress 2002).

    Member: Gold Coast Venture Capital Association (consultant), National Association Purchasing Management (workshop leader 2002), Alpha Chi Omega.

    Personality

    Interests

    Walking, needlepoint, cooking, gardening, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Donald Hampton Johnson, July 30, 1944. Stepchildren: Laurie Anne Davidson, Donald, Junior Hampton.
    • father: Donald Milton
    • mother: Maxine Margaret Kinsinger Dickens
    • spouse: Donald Hampton Johnson
    • children: Laurie Anne Davidson Johnson
    • Donald Johnson
    • Junior Hampton Johnson
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    Born July 10, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1979
      University Hawaii
    • 1986
      Johns Hopkins School Advanced International Studies
    • 1976
      Iowa State University
    • 2007
      Florida Atlantic University
    • 1973 - 1974
      Laboratory assistant, department entomolgy Iowa State University
      Ames, Iowa, United States
    • 1976 - 1978
      research grantee East West Center
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1980 - 1981
      foreign affairs specialist, United States Department State/Agency for International Development
      Washington, United States
    • 1981
      system analyst, trainee Xerox Printing Systems Division
    • 1982
      secretary, Rock Creek Company
    • 1985
      English language teacher, INTERAC
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1986 - 1987
      teacher, Overseas Development Company
      Kowloon, Hong Kong
    • 1986 - 1987
      public relations officer, Overseas Development Company
      Kowloon, Hong Kong
    • 1986
      English language teacher, Phillips Language Learning Systems
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1987 - 1994
      contract specialist, United States General Services Administration
      Washington, United States
    • 1996 - 1997
      contract specialist, United States General Services Administration
      Laurel, Mississippi, United States
    • 1997 - 1998
      senior, contracts manager Systems Flow
      Rockville, Maryland, United States
    • 1997
      with HSI Geotrans
      Sterling, Virginia, United States
    • 2003 - 2004
      graduate assistant, Florida Atlantic University
      Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
    • 2004
      continuing studies professor, Villanova University
    • 2005 - 2006
      research fellow, Broward Sheriff's Ofrfice
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