Debra Johnson

Debra Johnson

Executive Director


Debra Johnson has been Executive Director of SCCCMH since 2013. As Executive Director, Ms. Johnson is responsible for executing and administering all SCCCMH programs in accordance with procedures, regulations and provisions outlined by the Michigan Mental Health Code, for contracting for and monitoring community mental health, substance abuse and developmental disabilities services delivered through private contract agencies, and implementing policies developed by the Executive Board and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the agency.

Ms. Johnson joined St. Clair County Community Mental Health in 1988 as a case manager. Prior to her appointment to deputy director in April 2009 she was Associate Director of Operations for eleven years.

Ms. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Western Michigan University and a Master of Science degree in Public Administration from Central Michigan University. She is the president of the Child Abuse/Neglect Council Board, a board member for Mid-City Nutrition and the Academic Transitional Academy, as well as a volunteer with numerous area organizations.


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