Mrs. Johnson currently serves on the Advisory Board of the SMU School of Journalism, the Board of Trustees of the United Way and the Board of Governors of CTRC. She has served and supported a number of organizations in San Antonio which include Chairman of the Board and President of the Charity Ball Association; Advisory Board of Texans CAN; President of the Cancer Center Council (CTRC); President of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; President of Young Art Patrons (SAMA); the Advisory Board of the Animal Defense League; the Blue Ribbon Committee of the Girl Scouts;the Advisory Board of the Cancer Center Council; Family Service Association; Task Force to Strengthen the United Way; Big Brothers Big Sisters and the San Antonio Public Library. Kathryn's extensive board service also includes many years on the boards of YWCA and the American Cancer Society. In 1994, Kathryn was named Volunteer of the Year by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, in 2013 was the "Mother of the Year" honoree of Avance, and in 2014 was given the Lifetime Achievement Award from San Antonio Can. In 2015 she was named "Angel of the Shelter" by the Children's Shelter.