Town Councilwoman Michele Johnson joined the Oyster Bay Town Board in June 2013 and was subsequently elected in November 2013. Michele, an attorney, previously worked in government as a Nassau County Deputy County Attorney, before bringing her knowledge and expertise to the Oyster Bay Town Board.
Upon graduation from New York Law School, Michele served as deputy county attorney. She subsequently worked in private practice as both a matrimonial and criminal attorney.
Prior to attending law school, Councilwoman Johnson attended Syracuse University. Following graduation, she further pursued her eagerness for public service and administered the Job Training Partnership Act for the Town of Oyster Bay. In that role, she helped those seeking employment update and enhance their skills, to make them more marketable candidates to potential employers.
As Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman, Michele looks forward to working with the Town Board to further enhance and preserve the quality of life enjoyed by all Town residents. As a young mother, she knows firsthand the importance of communities working together to bring fresh and innovative ideas regarding smart growth and redevelopment, while protecting the well-maintained infrastructure, picturesque parks and the many services that the Town offers.
Councilwoman Johnson is a licensed real estate broker, member of the Long Island Board of Realtors and member of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association. She looks forward to continuing the efforts of Town government to give residents a high quality of life. She and her husband live in Locust Valley, where they are raising three children.