Karen Johnson

      Executive Assistant to the Commissioner
      Alumnus: Santa Clara High School (Central Coast Section) 

Karen grew up in Santa Clara and graduated from Santa Clara High School. Her past jobs include working at Connecting Waters Charter School as the Executive Assistant to the School Director and as the Consumer Research Field Manager at the E&J Gallo Winery. Working at E&J Gallo Winery gave Karen the opportunity to do a lot of traveling around the country. Karen's favorite place to be is on a cruise ship traveling through all the different oceans in the world. Karen works at the CIF because she enjoys high school athletics and helping with the playoffs and events.

Karen is a vital component of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Office through her role as the Executive Assistant to the Commissioner. Karen keeps track of all the minutes for the various meetings that occur throughout the year while also assisting the athletic directors with questions regarding all kinds of topics. Karen helps reserve facilities for the championship events and works with the schools on their multi-school agreements and contact information.