Sharon Johnston

Senior Communications Specialist

Sharon joined Washington University in April 2021, as the Senior Communications Specialist for the Data Governance Office.  Sharon brings 20+ years of strategic communication, instruction and instructional design, project management, organization development, systems implementation and change management experiences.  

Sharon is passionate about building collaborative relationships and communicating with stakeholders and end-users to further enhance WashU’s Data Governance movement. She works daily with her Data Governance Team, WashU leadership and subject matter experts to creatively develop and manage content to be socialized in alignment with business needs.

Sharon graduated from Kirkwood High School and achieved a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and a Masters in Health Administration from St. Louis University.    

When she’s not thinking of creative ways to promote WashU’s Data Governance Initiative you will likely find her at an area ice rink, watching her family play hockey.