A career of service
Dalila Johnson was born in Colombia and legally emigrated to the United States after high school graduation. She enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served for 10 years, earning a bachelor’s degree from Saint Leo College. She served during Desert Storm and Desert Shield.
Her Navy career included work in logistics and accounting. She managed budgets for several helicopter squadrons and the Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department and maintained and inventoried support equipment worth over $62 million.
After leaving the Navy, Dalila worked as a bank loan processor and commercial and private mortgage underwriter. She earned an MBA from the University of Phoenix.
In 2006 she received a teaching license certificate from Old Dominion University, and has taught in middle and high schools for 18 years.
Dalila’s pride in her citizenship and her service is enormous. Her deep experience in accounting, budgets, banking and mortgages will prove invaluable in working with other Supervisors and County officials.
She has two adult children, a son and daughter, and a granddaughter.
She is an active member of St. Kateri Tekawitha Catholic Church in Yorktown.