Carol comes to us with27 years of secretarial and extensive office experience from ETSU. where in 1992, she won the
ETSU Distinguished Staff Award.
Having started in an entry-level position at the university, Carol received her certification as a Professional Secretary in 1989 and retired in 2014 as an Office Manager of Continuing Medical Education.
During this time, Carol also earned her B.A in English.
Carol is the mother of 2 daughters, Traci a psychiatric nurse and Cristi, a member of the Christian Folk duo, “Alathea.” Cristi’s husband, Justin, coordinates international disaster relief for Catholic Charities. And Traci’s husband, Brian, is a maters level music major and plays the bagpipes.
After some respite with family, friends, writing, visiting the elderly, babysitting, playing with grandchildren (Emmi,10 and Samuel, 6), Carol said it was time to return to work!
An accomplished musician, Carol is the part-time Pianist at Addilynn UMC where she is also a member.
We are thrilled to welcome Carol Burgess Johnson as our new part-time secretary at First UMC as of Tuesday, March 28.
Be sure to stop by the office to meet her and introduce yourself!