Steve has been a part of Bonner County since 1957. Raised on the family farm in Sagle — where he still lives — Steve learned from an early age what it means to be part of the Bonner community. In 1968, he graduated from Sandpoint High School, and shortly enrolled at the University of Idaho earning a bachelors’ degree in education, and a masters’ degree in administration.
Steve spent over 40 years in education in Bonner County as an elementary and high school teacher and principal. Steve with his wife, Marguerite, have four grown children and nine amazing grandchildren.
Steve Johnson has been working with the public for 41 years – listening to concerns and finding solutions; supervising, evaluating and coordinating staff; overseeing a large budget; and interacting with government, non-profit and private-sector groups and individuals.
As a lifetime resident of Bonner County, he is running for County Commissioner, District 1 because he believes in and will work hard for the issues below …
Jobs that pay a living wage. As a County Commissioner, he will help retain and recruit businesses that will benefit Bonner County families.
Transparency and Accountability in property taxes and county budget.
Protection of private property rights for the landowner and maintenance of our Bonner County character.
Upgraded and maintained roads on a consistent basis for safety and convenience.