Dale Johnson

Community Service

Dale Johnson has dedicated nearly 50 years to improving the Manteca community. Johnson moved to Manteca in 1949 and opened his own photography studio. For 45 years, Johnson captured weddings, families, and celebrations on film.

In 1950, Johnson spearheaded the Manteca Jaycees drive to "Bring an Ambulance to Manteca." The drive was successful and Johnson has served on the Manteca District Ambulance board for more than 40 years. A room at the ambulance headquarters is named in his honor.

He has served as coordinator of the Manteca Community Blood Drive for almost a decade and takes a hands-on approach to his involvement with St. Paul's United Methodist Church. He is in charge of maintenance and building projects at the Manteca Historical Society Museum and has served on the Manteca Planning Commission, Manteca Chamber of Commerce board, and numerous business and cultural boards.