Energy Security Forum 2021 Confirmed Distinguished Speakers Include


Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH)

United States House of Representatives, Member, House Energy and Commerce Committee

Bill Johnson was born and raised on family farms, where he learned early the values of hard work, honesty, and sacrifice.

Johnson entered the U.S. Air Force in 1973, and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel after a distinguished military career of more than 26 years.

Following his retirement from military service, Johnson turned to creating and building high technology businesses and also served in the executive leadership team as Chief Information Officer of a global manufacturing company.

In 2010, Johnson was elected to his first term to represent the people of Ohio’s 6th Congressional District, which covers much of eastern and southeastern Ohio. He was subsequently reelected in 2012 and 2014.

Since first taking office, Johnson has been fighting to create jobs in eastern and southeastern Ohio, improve services to our nation’s heroes – our veterans, and to make our federal government more effective, efficient, and accountable to the American people.

Seven bills authored by Johnson were signed into law during his first two terms. He currently serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Budget Committee.

Additionally, he is a member of the House Shale Caucus. Bill and his wife LeeAnn, currently reside in Marietta with a son, Nathan. He is also the proud parent of three grown children and is a grandfather of six