Mark Johnson was appointed assistant director in August 2022.
Johnson joined Ohio EPA in 2012 and has worked in the Division of Surface Water, Division of Drinking and Ground Waters, and Division of Environmental Response and Revitalization. Johnson has years of experience in oversight of staff, environmental regulations, environmental enforcement, environmental remediation, Brownfield redevelopment, and ecological restoration.
Johnson graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Conservation Biology.
Deputy Director of Business and Regulatory Affairs
As deputy director for business and regulatory affairs, Johnson acts as a primary contact for regulated entities to help coordinate permitting activities within the Agency, particularly for complex projects requiring multiple permits.