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. & Associates, a law firm with offices in Fort Mill, Columbia and
Indian Land 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 was first elected to the York County Council
in 2012 and is currently serving his first term as Chairman of the County
Council after serving as Vice-Chair since 2014. Michael is a member of the Fort
Mill Rotary Club, where he served as President, the Upper Palmetto YMCA
Executive Board and is 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.