Ms. Holly Johnson serves as a trustee for the Chickasaw Foundation. Ms. Johnson is a consultant and principal/owner of Ayukpa Apelachi, LLC. In 1997, she served as controller for Chickasaw Enterprises and in 2003, she was elected to the Chickasaw Nation Legislature. In 2010, she was named administrator of the planning and organizational development division, and in 2012, she was appointed to the position of cabinet secretary of the department of treasury where she served until 2020.
Ms. Johnson received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Oklahoma State University. She is a certified public accountant, a member of the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants, an independent director for the Federal Home Loan Bank-Topeka, an advisory board member for the OSU School of Accounting and a former ethics commissioner for the state of Oklahoma. She is also a former member of the National IRS Advisory Committee of Tax Exempt and Governmental Entities representing Native American tribal governments and a past board member of the Ada City Schools Foundation, Ada Chamber of Commerce and Citizens Bank of Ada.
She is a graduate of Arizona State University College of Law and Smith College where she earned a juris doctorate and Bachelor of Arts, respectively. Ms. Gee maintains bar memberships in the tribal courts of the Chickasaw Nation, Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Navajo Nation and the state of Oklahoma.