LESLIE E. JOHNSON
Member, County Council (Democrat), 2010-11
Member, County Council, Prince George's County, representing District 6, December 6, 2010 to July 31, 2011. Resigned effective July 31, 2011.
Member, Board of Health, Prince George’s County, 2010-11.
Administrative Law Judge, Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking, District of Columbia.
Born in New York, New York. Fisk University, B.A. (history), 1973; Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1976. Attorney. Founder, Prince George's Women United to Help Others, 2007. Member, Literacy Council of Prince George's County. Board of Directors, Prince George's Community Foundation; Prince George's Community College Foundation. Member, Iota Gamma Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; Ivy Community Charities of Prince George's County; Washington Fisk Alumni Association; Howard University Alumni Club of Prince George's County. Mover & Shaker Award, North Atlantic Region, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, 2006. Freedom Fund Award, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 2007. Circle of Grace Award, Sisters 4 Sisters, 2008. Business & Community Partnerships Award, Maryland State Advisory Council for Gifted & Talented Education, 2009. Member, Shiloh Baptist Church, Landover. Married.
On June 30, 2011, in U.S. District Court, Ms. Johnson pleaded guilty to a felony charge of conspiracy to commit witness and evidence tampering in order to obstruct a federal corruption investigation. She was sentenced on December 9, 2011, to serve one year and a day in prison followed by two years of supervised release. In addition, she was ordered to perform 240 hours of community service; pay a $15,000 fine; and foreit $79,600, the amount of cash recovered from her at the time of her arrest.
Ms. Johnson began serving her sentence on March 9, 2012 at Alderson Federal Prison Camp, Alderson, West Virginia, and was released from prison in February 2013.
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