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Robert Wayne Johnson, American former federal agency administrator. Recipient performance awards United States Bureau Reclamation, 1977, 78, 81, 84-86, 88, 90, Professorial Lecturer award Golden Gate University, San Francisco, 1987; fellow University Nevada, 1974-1975; professional water exchange fellow United States Bureau Reclamation, Canberra, Australia, 1992.


Johnson, Robert Wayne was born on March 6, 1951 in Lovelock, Nevada, United States. Son of Dorsey Edward and Geneva Mae (Shearer) Johnson.


Bachelor of Science, University Nevada, 1973. Master of Science, University Nevada, 1977.


Research assistant, U. Nevada, Reno, 1974-1975;agricultural economist, United States Bureau Reclamation, Sacramento, 1975-1979;economist, United States Bureau Reclamation, Boulder City, Nevada, 1979-1981;chief economics resources board, United States Bureau Reclamation, Boulder City, Nevada, 1981-1987;chief contracts and repayment, United States Bureau Reclamation, Washington, 1987-1988;regional supervisor water, land and power, United States Bureau Reclamation, Boulder City, 1988-1991;assistant regional director, United States Bureau Reclamation, Boulder City, since 1991. Instructor Golden Gate U., Las Vegas, Nevada, 1981-1987. Speaker, panel american American Society Public Adminstrs., Las Vegas, 1991.

Speaker Arizona Agribusiness Council, Phoenix, 1991. Participant Western States Water Council Workshops, Park City, Utah, 1992.


Memm. Colorado River Water Users Association, Association California Water Agencies, Nevada Water Resources Association (speaker since 1989).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis, traveling.


Married Mary Lucy Serrano, May 19, 1974. Children: Gabriel, Carolynn.