Listen and plan for the future

Board of Directors & Staff

Mark Smithson, President/CEO

Heidi C. Johnson, Vice President

Darryl Coons, Treasurer/CFO

Ruth Ann Eaton

Bill Hansen

Scott Harrison

Joan E. Gardner-Goodno, Executive Director

Nora Breems, Administrative Assistant

Area of Interest: Education
To: First Witness Child Abuse Resource Center
For: Safe and Strong Child Program


The mission of the Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation is to enhance educational opportunities in Cook County and to significantly improve the quality of life in the North Shore communities of Cook, Lake and southern St. Louis County through competitive grant making in the areas of Arts and Culture, Community and Economic Development, Education, Environment, and Social Welfare programs to qualified nonprofit organizations.