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Stephen L. Johnson

Stephen L. Johnson, American former federal agency administrator. Recipient Presidential Rank award for Meritorious Executives, 1997, Presidential Rank award for Distinguished Executives, 2001, Excellence in Management award, Environmental Protection Agency, Bronze medal for Superior Service (7), Silver medal for Superior Service, VP's Hammer award.


  • Johnson, Stephen L. was born on March 21, 1951 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of William Arrett and Nell (Easler) Johnson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Biology, Taylor University, Upland, Indiana, 1972. Master of Science in Pathology, George Washington University, 1976. Doctor of Science (honorary), Taylor University.

      Doctor of Science (honorary), Virginia Wesleyan College.


    • Director technical operations Litton Bionetics, Kensington, Maryland, 1976-1980, Hazleton Laboratories Corporation, Falls Church, Virginia, 1984—1986. Senior science advisory Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, 1980-1984, 86-88, director field operations disvn., 1984-1986, deputy director hazard evaluation division, 1988-1990, director registration division, deputy director, pesticide programs, 1997—1999, assistant administrator prevention pesticides & toxic substances, 2000—2003, acting deputy administrator, 2003—2004, deputy administrator, 2004—2005, acting administrator, 2005, administrator, 2005—2009. Chairman FIFRA science advisory panel Environmental Protection Agency, 1988—1990.

      Expert consultant World Health Organization, Geneva, 1988—1990.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Commissioner United States Tennis Association Junior League, Frederick County, 1993. Deacon Fredricktown Baptist Church, Walkerville, Maryland, 1991. Board directors Frederick County Crisis Pregnancy Center, 1987, Frederick Tennis Patrons.

    Member of United States Tennis Association (board directors, vice president Maryland district).





    • Married Deborah Lynn Jones, August 5, 1972. Children: Carrie, Matthew, Allison.
    • father: William Arrett Johnson
    • mother: Nell (Easler) Johnson
    • spouse: Deborah Lynn Jones
    • children: Carrie Johnson
    • Matthew Johnson
    • Allison Johnson
    Stephen L. Johnson
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