Number of Terms: 1
Date(s) Elected or Appointed: Nov ’20
Term Expires: Dec ’24
Bill Johnson is a lifelong resident of Hollister and was born in the original Hazel Hawkins Hospital on Monterey Street. A graduate of San Benito High School, Johnson went on to UC Berkeley and majored in Biology. He earned his Master’s Degree in Animal Ecology from Idaho State University.
Bill began his career in education as an instructor and lab technician at Gavilan College. He then went on to work for the California Department of Food and Ag in Environmental Monitoring. In 1982, Bill returned to the education field and began teaching at San Benito High School where he spent 37 years teaching Biological Sciences, retiring in 2019. He was encouraged to run for the San Benito Health Care District Board by a former student and physician at HHMH. He looks forward to the work that will go into the continued improvement of Hazel Hawkins Hospital.