We Are Your Neighbors: Carolyn Johnson, Davenport, Local 3289
I am a member of Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist Church; and served over 15 years as the Youth Director of the Youth Department; participated with the Voices of Antioch Choir and for 3 years, presided as the choir president. Last but not least, I served on the Finance Committee over 15 years.
Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a public service organization where positions; were held as Recording Secretary, Chaplain, Social Action Chair, President, and Financial Secretary.
I have enjoyed Delta’s “Youth Day” at the State Capitol & visit to college campus.
Member of the NAACP Davenport Metro Branch #4019. Appointed to Youth Chair and elected as Youth Advisor for Davenport Youth Council NAACP Branch #47AA.
Most memorable: Attending 2009 Inauguration of President Barack Obama in D.C.
Other Interests: For over 5 years, active with Gospel Sound Promotions, Inc., serving on the Executive Committee as Secretary, the Publicity Committee and holding the position of Choir Coordinator. The greatest joy was singing in mixed choirs having no emphasis on denomination.
The most challenging summer so far was 2010 dancing with the Imani Dancers at Juneteenth Celebration and later performing in an all women cast play entitled, “The Wiz,” which was produced and directed by Karen Roebuck. My character was that of Lord High Underling, a servant to the Wicked Witch of the West.
WHAT CAROLYN DOES:
Supervise male and female adult probationers who have been sentence from the District Court to probation supervision and supervise male and female parolees on supervision who have been released from prison or a work release program.
WHAT CAROLYN'S JOB MEANS TO HER FAMILY AND COMMUNITY:
Employment stability and financial security is important to my family. Having stable employment has allowed me to participate in many family and community events, allowing me to participate in wonderful community service projects/activities and using earned vacation days for personal interests.