Johnson announces bid for county clerk

Melanie L. Johnson has filed petitions to appear on the March 20 primary ballot for the office of Randolph County Clerk.

Johnson, who is a Republican from Sparta, is widely known for serving the public as an adult educator, musician and business woman. Her educational skill set and work experiences have prepared her well to lead the clerk’s office.

Johnson graduated from William Woods College with a bachelors degree in business administration and French. After graduation she worked for 10 years as assistant manager for Sparta Equipment Company, Inc. where she was responsible for compiling daily and monthly sales reports, payroll, purchasing inventory, warranty applications and advertising.

She has helped many Randolph County citizens earn their high school diplomas by teaching adult education classes for the Monroe/Randolph Regional Office of Education. She also worked as a G.E.D. instructor for the Even Start Family Literacy Program in Randolph County. She has coordinated professional development programs serving Randolph County teachers. Her leadership in math/science programs has helped local teachers develop more in-depth knowledge of the subjects they teach.

For more on Johnson, please see this week’s print edition.