Michael Johnson

Senior Representative, Government Relations

Headshot of Michael Johnson.

As Senior Government Relations Representative, Michael represents The Conservation Fund to the Executive Branch, U.S. Congress, and non-governmental organizations regarding federal conservation policy and funding priorities, with a focus on the Land and Water Conservation Fund and the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act. Michael works with western Congressional delegations and key authorizing committees to conserve wildlife and fish habitat, promote sportsmen and outdoor recreation access and opportunities, build strong local economies, and preserve American history through federal conservation policy. He is the Fund’s lead realty liaison with the Bureau of Land Management and National Park Service.

Michael has over two decades of local, state, and federal government service for the Municipality of Anchorage, State of Alaska, US Senators Mark Begich and Tom Udall, and the Department of the Interior, among others. He holds a B.A. from Vassar College and an M.Phil. in Polar Studies from the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge.

Contact:  mjohnson@conservationfund.org     Phone: 703-797-2517    Office: National Headquarters (VA)