Karl Johnson supports and acts as a resource for nonprofits as regional coordinator in Central Minnesota. He operates out of St. Cloud and reaches Benton, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Pine, Renville, Sherburne, Stearns, and Wright counties. His focus is on providing local trainings, networking and collaboration opportunities, and other MCN resources.
Karl serves various nonprofits in multiple capacities and continues to be active in St. Cloud’s community. A former community impact intern at United Way of Central MN, he developed a strong network inside and outside of the nonprofit sector. His passion for youth mentoring is a foundation for his work at The Yes Network, providing meals and play therapy to youth in low-income housing during the summer, as a Varsity Boys Soccer Coach at Sauk Rapids High School, and formerly as a substitute teacher at the Sauk Rapids Middle School.