About Robert M. Johnson
Phi Alpha Delta (President, 1963-1964). Recipient: Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Florida, 1992; E.T. York Medal for Service to the State University System; Westcott Medal for Lifetime of Service, Florida State University, 1995. Member, Florida House of Representatives, 1970-1976, 1982-1984. Member, Florida Senate, 1984-1992. Member, Governor's Committee on: Capital Punishment, 1971; Property Rights, 1971; Education, 1972-1974. Member, 1980-1987 and Chairman, 1985-1987, Florida Arts Council. Member, National Council For the Arts, 1987-1994. Director, New College Foundation, Inc., 1979—. Trustee, John and Mabel Ringling Museum of Art, 2000. Member, Florida Historical Preservation Council, 1997-2001. Chairman, New College of Florida, 2001-2007. Trustee, Florida State University Foundation, 1998—.