All Team Members

Jillian Johnson

North Carolina State Advisor

As NC State Advisor at MVP, Jillian supports the work of over 50 grassroots partners across the state that are doing the critical work of building a more equitable, just, and sustainable South. She is passionate about building community and supporting strategic collaborations that allow our partners to go further together and achieve their dreams.

Her experience includes 20 years of work in operations and development in the nonprofit sector, including co-founding Southern Vision Alliance and Durham for All. She is also currently serving her second term on the Durham City Council as an at-large representative. Jillian lives in Durham’s West End neighborhood with her partner and two kids. In her free time she enjoys playing tabletop games, dancing, and kissing babies.