Marc Johnson, a resident of Neahkahnie, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita.
Johnson was an owner/partner with Gallatin Public Affairs, a Pacific Northwest consulting firm for more than 20 years. He managed the firm’s Idaho office, served as company president, and specialized in crisis communications. He retired from the firm at the end of 2017.
Johnson also served as press secretary and chief of staff to four-term Idaho Governor Cecil D. Andrus and worked in television news. He has chaired the boards of the Idaho Humanities Council, the Federation of State Humanities Councils, the Boise Public Library and Regence BlueShield of Idaho.
He currently serves on the North Tillamook County Friends of the Library board, volunteers for the Emergency Volunteer Corps of Nehalem Bay, and is a member of the board of the Nehalem Bay Health District.
“The Hoffman Center is hugely important to the cultural life of our community,” said Johnson. “I’m honored to be involved with the board and hope to continue to further Hoffman Center-Library collaboration.”