Marco Johnson

Daily Point of Light # 5919 Jan 20, 2017

Marco Johnson has been a playing a critical role in over 31 community health outreach activities as a member of the Alexandria Medical Reserve Corps since 2008. He has volunteered for many years to promote the public health and safety of the community by delivering services and educating volunteers and the public in emergency preparedness.

Marco volunteers with many entities including, the Virginia State Volunteer Corps, Community Emergency Response Team, American Red Cross, and the Alexandria Neighborhood Watch Program. Marco also teaches children at elementary schools, YMCAs, Brownie meetings, and summer camps a three step preparedness program: Learn, Practice, Share, along with local hazards and coping skills. He serves as a community preparedness education program presenter for the Red Cross to senior centers, civic groups, homeowner associations, places of worship, non-profits, businesses, and local, state, and federal agencies. And, he also serves at special activities during national preparedness month and is a speaker for ”PreparAthon” events promoting the understanding of which disasters could happen, knowing what to do to be safe and mitigate damage, and taking action to increase preparedness.

Jia Gayles