Maureen was responsible for the first provincial competition in 1954 and the first western Canadian championships to be held in Saskatchewan in 1984. She also directed the 1982 and 1987 Canadian championships.
Maureen served as a judge and helped to conduct training courses for new judges and coaches. Under her direction, a draft was developed that saw baton twirling recognized as a fundable sport by Sask Sport Inc.
Johnson served as the founding chairperson of the Saskatchewan Baton Twirling Association, and as first vice president of the west in Twirl Canada. Maureen also served as a judge for the 1980 and 1981 Canadian championships.
Under her tutelage, many honours have been given to Saskatchewan twirlers.