Glenn Johnson is a lifelong resident of Austintown, Ohio. Glenn graduated from Austintown Fitch High School in 1976 and went to work for General Motors Lordstown in 1977 as an assembler in the Body Shop. He has worked for GM for 36 years, the last 13 as Union Representative for United Auto Workers (UAW) local 1112.
Glenn first became involved with the Local Union through recreation where he played on an Industrial National Championship softball team as well as a UAW National Championship softball team. He then became active with the local Union’s Community Services Committee where he volunteered for many worthy causes, just to name a few, United Way, March of Dimes, Make a Wish, Relay For Life and YDA ( Youngstown Development Center) for mentally challenged children and adults. Glenn also took great pride in the United Way’s Union Counselor’s program in which he was trained as a Union Counselor and participated with for years.
Glenn was elected by his membership as an Executive Board at Large member in 2000 where he served the membership until he was elected Vice President in 2006. Glenn continued to proudly serve his members until he was elected President in 2012. Glenn says “ it is a great privilege and honor to represent the hard working Brothers and Sisters of UAW 1112” and looks forward to doing so in the years to come.
Glenn continues to reside in Austintown with wife Norma and together they are the proud parents of Daughter Katie a graduate of Kent State University and a buyer and designer for the Cleveland Metroparks.
Glenn Johnson, President
UAW Local 1112
UAW Local 1112