Johnson takes over as tax commissioner

Irvin Johnson, a 1978 Slippery Rock University graduate with a master's degree in counseling services, has been named tax commissioner of DeKalb County, Georgia.

Johnson's time with DeKalb County has included stints in computer and network services, motor vehicle supervisor and manager in the delinquent collections division before joining the tax commissioner's office in 2010.

Upon graduating from SRU, Johnson began a 20-year, private sector career in manufacturing management with Square D Electric, Michelin Tire and Westinghouse Electric.