Barbara Meyer Johnson

Honored by:Ronald, Barry, Scott, Andrea and Amy
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Barbara Johnson is a dynamic person who is ready and willing to accept challenges and responsibilities. Her loyalty to Iowa State University and her community is indicated in the information listed below. Barbara Johnson has demonstrated the initiative drive and enthusiasm that anyone would do well to emulate. The attached letters of recommendation clearly show that a complete paragraph on Barbara's life and career would be anything but short.

Alumni Association Activities: Black Hawk Co. ISU club past secretary 1975 Black Hawk Co. ISU Women's Club past president 1972-74 ISU Alumni Board of Directors 1989-1994 ISU Alumni Association Life Member since 1990 Nominated for Parents of the Year in 1985 Member of Order of the Knoll Helen LeBaron Hilton Recognition Award in 1990

ISU Foundation Activities: contributor for past 25 years. Member of the Order of the Knoll

College Alumni Activities: ISU Extension Advisory Committee 1969-71 ISU Home Economics Alumni Committee 1983-86 Legislative Liaison Committee Black Hawk Co. for ISU 1983-86 1988 1989-present Board Director of the ISU Alumni Association 989-94

Recognitions or Awards by ISU or the Alumni Association: ISU Alumni Service Key presented by Black Hawk County 1979 Friend of Extension Award 1977 Alpha Mu chapter Epsilon Sigma Phi Certificate of Recognition 1979

State-wide Involvement: IHEA member vice-president 1987 Board of Directors 1984-87 Easter Seals House of Delegates Governors Educational Advisory Committee 1970-71

Community Service: Barbara is currently involved in the following activities: Black Hawk County Mental Health & Mental Retardation Committee since 1981 3 years as chairman

Black Hawk Co. Mental Health Center Board Chairman 1978-79 Black Hawk Co. Extension Service Family Living Committee past chair American Association of University Women past president Waterloo branch 1965-67 American Association of University Women past president Waterloo branch 1965-67 4-H Leader for 15 years received 4-H award of the Pearl Clover Recipient of 4-H Alumni Service Key of Black Hawk Co. 1972 Altrusa Club of Waterloo past president 1986-87 Black Hawk Co. Human Rights Commission 3 years Consumer Counseling Credit Service Board of NE Iowa 3 years 1987 Salute Award presented by NE Iowa Chapter of Women in Communication YWCA of Black Hawk County past president SEID Self Employment Investment Demonstrators Board member 1988-89 American Heart Association 1988-89. Public relations chair received Certificate of Appreciation Hawkeye Institute of Technology adult education instructor.

Family Ties to Iowa State University: ISU holds a very dear place in Barbara's life. Family ISU graduates include: Her parents Dwight and Helen Rocho Meyer Her husband Ronald 1950 in Farm Operation Her sisters Mary Jeanne Thompson and Lois Moffitt Her brothers Clyde Meyer and Jim Meyer Her four children: Barry 1974 in Chemistry Scott 1977 in Food Technology Andrea 1984 in Child Development Amy 1986 in Mechanical Engineering
Her two son-in-laws: Chris Cain - 1984 in Computer Engineering Doug Infelt - 1986 in Architecture 11/94

Barbara Johnson Passed away August 27, 1999 at the age of 71; as a result of diabetes complications.