Councilmember Michael Johnson is a Republican representing District 1. Michael and his wife, Amy, live in Tega Cay with their 2 children. Michael graduated from Auburn University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1996 with a Juris Doctor. He is the founding partner of Michael Johnson, P.C. and Associates, a law firm with offices in Fort Mill, Columbia and Charlotte which practice in commercial and residential real estate law.
Michael was previously elected to two terms on the Fort Mill School Board, once in 2005 and again in 2009. Michael is currently serving his second term as Vice-Chair of the County Council. Michael is a member of the Fort Mill Rotary Club, where he has served as President as well as serving on boards of numerous groups including the Upper Palmetto YMCA and York County Teen Health Center, as well as being a graduate of the Chamber of Commerce's Leadership York County program. Michael is an active youth volunteer involved in Junior Achievement in local schools as well as having coached youth soccer at the recreational and Club levels.