Mrs. Johnson has served on the Taos SWCD Board since 1996 and is the current Chair. She resides with her husband Steve in Costilla and represents the northern areas of Taos County (Zone 2). Mrs. Johnson is a second generation rancher and mother of two children. Her father, Norman Gwinn, served on the Taos SWCD Board for 20 years. She attended New Mexico State University and majored in Range Science. Maureen has attended the Alan Savory holistic range management school and is an advocate of sustainable Rangeland practices.