David Johnson -  Volunteer Faculty at the Leadership Institute

David S. Johnson.  Director of Training & Curriculum, AFPF’s Grassroots Leadership Academy

Dave Johnson has more than 30 years of experience in grassroots organizing, political advocacy and strategic messaging.

Prior to joining GLA, Dave founded several successful political consulting and public affairs firms.  One of those firms was named a “100 Best” political consulting firm by Campaigns & Elections magazine.

Previously, Dave served as Executive Director of the Republican Party of Virginia and worked in numerous positions with the National Republican Congressional Committee’s political / field division. As GLA’s Director of Training and Curriculum, Dave leads the curriculum team in the development of all training materials and ensures the trainers are up-to-date on the latest grassroots methods and best practices.

David Johnson