Sonja Johnson has been an active member of the DFL since college working as a canvasser and an intern with the party. During the 2018 election she took on the role of Canvass Team Director for the DFL Coordinated Campaign. She currently serves as the Training Director. In this role she aims to provide local organizers and activists the tools and skills needed to run and grow the party. This includes creating trainings, planning events, and providing direction to ensure compliance with the party rules. Sonja has recently moved back to the United States after completing her Masters Degree at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. This experience has given her a love of traveling, so she spends much of her free time planning her next trip.