Russ Johnson to be introduced as BOGâ€™s newest member
After being recently confirmed by the Colorado Senate, Russ Johnson, a 61-year-old Republican from Sterling, will make his debut at the CSU System Board of Governors on Wednesday.
â€œItâ€™s a tremendous honor to be appointed to the CSU System Board of Governors,â€ Johnson said in a news release. â€œI believe in the unique role and mission of the CSU System, and I look forward to working with the Board to ensure that the system continues to build a stronger future for all of Colorado.â€
Johnson is the owner and managing partner of Johnson and Associates, CPAS, PC. He has more than 38 years of experience in public accounting and financial planning, and he specializes in agribusiness.
He graduated from CSU in 1973 with a bachelorâ€™s degree in accounting, and is a native of northeast Colorado. He and his son continue to operate the family farm in Logan and Washington counties.
â€œIâ€™d like to congratulate Russ on being confirmed by the Senate, and Iâ€™m very pleased to welcome him to the CSU System Board of Governors,â€ Board Chair Joe Zimlich said in a news release. â€œRuss is deeply connected to Coloradoâ€™s land and its people, and his experience and leadership will be a tremendous asset to the Board, the CSU campuses and the state of Colorado.â€