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San Diego Rescue Mission CEO To Retire At The End Of June

Photo credit: San Diego Rescue Mission

Herb Johnson, president and CEO of the San Diego Rescue Mission is shown in this photo. September 2014.

After more than 10 years as the head of the San Diego Rescue Mission, president and CEO Herb Johnson is stepping down.

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Johnson's retirement will be effective at the end of June, but he will continue to work as a part-time consultant.

The Rescue Mission, which relies on private donations, is one of the region’s largest homeless providers. It offers a variety of programs including transitional housing, job training and an emergency shelter for women and children. It also runs a preschool for homeless toddlers.

Johnson discusses Thursday on Midday Edition, some of his major accomplishments and how San Diego's homeless crisis has evolved over the years.

Rescue Mission CEO To Retire At The End of June


Herb Johnson
, president/CEO, San Diego Rescue Mission


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