Jillian Johnson - Mayor Pro Tempore


  • Board Game Developer, Adali Brothers
  • Nonprofit Administrator


  • Duke University, B.A. Public Policy (2003)
Elected to Council: 2015
Re-Elected to Council: 2019 with term to expire 2023
Appointed as Mayor Pro-Tempore: 2017; Re-Appointed in 2019

City Council Committees Appointed by Mayor

  • Audit Services Oversight Committee
  • Council Procedures Committee (Vice-Chair)
  • Cultural Affairs Board Liaison (Liaison)
  • Durham Bicycle & Pedestrian Commission (Alternate)
  • Durham Housing Authority (Liaison)
  • Durham Youth Commission (Liaison)
  • Joint City/County Committee
  • Joint City/County Planning Committee
  • Leadership Committee
  • Mayor's Council For Women (Liaison)
  • North Carolina Museum of Life & Science (Liaison)
  • Participatory Budgeting Steering Committee (Liaison)
  • Race Equity Task Force (Liaison)

Community Involvement & Organizations

  • Board Member, Local Progress
  • Former Board Member, Durham for All
  • Former Board Member, Durham Solidarity Center
  • Former Board Member, Outside in 180
  • Former Board Member, Southern Vision Alliance