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March of Dimes director stepping down

March of Dimes director stepping down

April 13th, 2011 in News

Stephanie Johnson pauses to reflect on her tenure at the March of Dimes. She'll be starting a new job as executive director at Boys and Girls Club of Jefferson City next Tuesday.

Photo by Julie Smith

For eight years, Stephanie Johnson has worked tirelessly to support not just the mission of the March of Dimes but the families whose lives have been touched by the organization and its mission.

The division director for March of Dimes is not leaving the Jefferson City area, but is simply changing her focus to children older than those initially served by the March of Dimes.

Johnson, who has also worked for the United Way and Samaritan Center, has accepted the position of executive director with the Boys and Girls Club of Central Missouri, and will begin Tuesday, just two days after the March of Dimes' biggest local fundraiser, March for Babies.