Jill F. Johnson is an Investment Strategic Advisor for Seattle City Employees’ Retirement System (SCERS). In this capacity she oversees a portion of the City’s pension plan investments. She is in charge of SCERS’s public equity investments, including matters relating to environmental, social and governance. Jill has worked in the financial markets in various capacities in the US and in France for 30 plus years.
In addition to her investment experience, Jill helped found The DoVE Project on Vashon Island, a non-profit providing community education and services to survivors of domestic abuse. She was one of DoVE’s first domestic violence advocates and provided direct services to clients. Since early in her life, Jill has volunteered for various non-profit organizations, including a vaccination program in Latin America, an organization providing residential treatment to children in the foster care system with addiction and mental health issues, cat and dog rescue and domestic violence. Currently, in addition to her work with the City of Seattle, she operates an unofficial rescue farm at her home. She cares for approximately 150 sheep, goats, geese, ducks, turkeys and chickens.
Jill is the daughter of CELP founder Ralph W. Johnson. Jill served on CELP’s Board of Directors from 2016-2019.