Becky Johnson is Vice President of the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF), a CEO led initiative aimed at helping to reduce obesity, especially childhood obesity, in the United States. Johnson serves as the deputy to the President, manages the staff and consultants for the Foundation in addition to ensuring all Foundation messaging fits the overall goals of the organization and its members. Johnson joined HWCF as Project Coordinator in July 2009. As a founding member of the HWCF team, Johnson has been instrumental in the development and expansion of our Together Counts™ curriculum and platform reaching over 27M students, the growth of our membership to over 300 corporate and non-profit members and the design of our partnership programs. Johnson also works with the corporate partners who use the power of their own brands to promote the Foundation's messages beyond HWCF's Together Counts social media presence.
Before joining HWCF, Johnson served in the federal government at the U.S. Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security. In January 2009 she left the position of Director of Scheduling for U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez. As Director of Scheduling, Johnson worked with other members of the Department's senior staff and the White House to strategically plan the Secretary's schedule to achieve the goals and priorities of the Department and Administration. Johnson was responsible for managing the activities that comprised the Secretary's Scheduling Office including final approval of the Secretary's daily schedule and serving as the liaison to other Departments, the White House and private sector participants regarding protocol, logistics and meeting strategy to ensure successful delivery of event messaging.
Johnson also served as Senior Advance Representative and Trip Coordinator for Secretary Gutierrez where she coordinated, planned, handled all logistics and led overall execution of official events both domestically and internationally. Johnson was advance for Trade Missions to Vietnam and China and over 20 domestic trips involving Senators, Members of Congress, foreign dignitaries and private sector leaders. She also advanced events for President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush in addition to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff.
Johnson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Minor in Public Relations from Union University.