Cliff Johnson joined Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) in September 2010 as President. He has overseen the creation of the new PRCI Technology Development Center (TDC) in Houston, Texas, which opened in 2015. The TDC will be a cornerstone for PRCI research and deployment for key solutions for the pipeline industry. As President, he has been able to grow PRCI membership by 20%. Today PRCI represents over 60% of the world’s transmission pipeline mileage.
Prior to joining to PRCI, Mr. Johnson spent 13 years at NACE International, where he has held a variety of positions during his career. His most recent position was as NACE’s Director of Public Affairs where he led NACE’s legislative initiatives.
Mr. Johnson earned his Master of Public Affairs from the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Austin College in Sherman, Texas. He has obtained his Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation and is active in the America Society of Association Executives.
He currently lives with his wife, Courtney, and 5 children (Emma, Oleg, Vivian, Lena, and Hana) in Centreville, Va.