Liz Johnson brings extensive political and organizing experience to her role as State Outreach Director of FairVote Minnesota. She helped found and still serves as a board member at VoteRunLead, a national organization that supports the aspirations of women who want to transform our country and democracy through their participation as leaders. As a former Director of Community and Operations at VRL and Director of Rural Programs at The White House Project, Liz has worked with countless women leaders to inspire, inform and equip them to pursue positions of influence and elective office. A leader in the design and implementation of training programs for rural women, Liz also helped create Plate to Politics, a program of the Women Food and Agriculture Network. She is a member of the board of the Hmong American Farmers Association and First Witness Child Advocacy Center, and a recipient of the Minnesota Women’s Press Change Maker award.