Arlene's greatest desire is to see each person be able to utilize their God-given leadership gifts ~ especially women.
Arlene Johnson serves as the Executive Director for Vision Africa Ministries, Inc., which is a faith-based mission organization whose purpose is to “Share God’s Love” with the African people. Born and raised in a diplomatic home, she has lived and worked in 6 of the seven continents. She is a seasoned multicultural and multilingual leader with over 25 years of global experience in both profit and nonprofit organizations. Arlene’s work experience extends to the U.S., Canada, Southeast Asia, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Australia in fundraising, operations, and marketing capacity. She was also an independent consultant helping nonprofits create a fundraising infrastructure to increase their revenue and help small businesses grow profitably. After leaving Corporate America, Arlene began her ministry experience with Awana International where she moved up the ranks to being Regional Director of the Pacific Rim overseeing 18 country directors for operations and development. She then moved to ALARM – African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries as Vice President of Resource Development to help fund the peace and reconciliation ministries in eight countries within East Africa. Arlene's greatest desire is to see each person be able to utilize their God-given leadership gifts ~ especially women. She has three talented grown children and lives in Dallas, TX with her husband and two dogs. They are leaders in their church as premarital and marital counselors, Strengths Finder's rainers. They enjoy playing tennis, dining and watching movies as well as love to host friends at their home. She is also a mentor to a sexually trafficked survivor for the past year.