Mayor Rusty Johnson has been a resident of Ocoee for 60 years. Prior to his election as Mayor he was District 3 Commissioner from 1999 to 2015, he served as District 1 Commissioner for the City from 1986 to 1997. Mayor Johnson is currently employed by Gosselin Realty. He is retired from the United States Postal Service where he served with the Ocoee Post Office for many years. Mayor Johnson served in the United States Army and is a Vietnam Veteran.
Mayor Johnson is a proud graduate of Ocoee High School and has an Associate of Arts degree from Valencia College. He has also attended the University of Central Florida.
Mayor Johnson has been an active member of the community for many years. He served as a Charter Member and President of the Ocoee Jaycees as well as Vice President of District 8. He has worked with children in the community over the years by coaching Little League and serving on the Ocoee Little League Executive Board. Mayor Johnson has also served as an Executive Board member of the Ocoee Bulldogs Pop Warner Program, President of the Ocoee Junior High Athletic Program, President of the West Orange High School Diamond Club, and West Orange Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He also previously served as a Board Member for the National League of Cities Leadership Training Council and the National League of Cities Leadership Training Institute.
Mayor Johnson is presently serving as the Chair for the National League of Cities, Small Cities Council, which provides a forum for sharing ideas and best practices among smaller communities.
Mayor Johnson and his wife Marilyn were married in 1974 and have 5 children: Tim, Michelle, Mark, Lisa, and Lesley, and 11 grandchildren: Peyton, Makenzie, Alexis, Carissa, Shay, Olivia, Ashley and Adayln, Jaxon, Kendall and Carter.
Mayor Rusty Johnson's term is from 2023-2027.
Please feel free to give Mayor Johnson a call at 407-554-7110 or contact him via email.