Board Service Dates
Carolyn Johnson has served as a Brazosport College Regent since November 1998. She was elected Chair of the Board of Regents in 2012.
Current Civic and Professional Participation
Carolyn was appointed by Governor Perry to the Brazos River Authority's Board of Directors where she serves as chairperson of the Executive Committee. She is also the vice-president of the Board of EPD, Inc. (Employment for the Physically Disabled), chairperson of the Lanier Alumni Association, and member of the Board of Directors of Memorial Child Care Center. Professionally, Carolyn is the former vice chairperson of the Texas Chemical Council's Water and Waste Management Committee, the former secretary of the Juneteenth Celebration Committee and treasurer of the Brazoria County Chapter of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers.
Past and Present Work History
Carolyn began working at The Dow Chemical Company - Oyster Creek Division as a chemist in January 1972. After working in the Phenol/Acetone Plant, she moved to the Environmental Services area in 1980. Carolyn worked as group leader for the Water area, supervisor of Environmental Services, issue manager and sr. environmental associate and later as an environmental consultant and technical specialist for Dow's Operations Regulatory Management Expertise Center. Carolyn retired from The Dow Chemical Company in March 2006.
Born in Palacios, Texas and moved to Brazosport's Freeport community as an infant, Carolyn is a life-time resident of Brazosport. She attended Lamar University, graduating with a bachelor's degree in chemistry and a minor in German. She is married to Charles and has one son, Charles, Jr. (Chuck). Charles senior retired from the Operating Disciplines Coach for Dow's Texas Terminals in 2004. Chuck graduated from the University of Texas with a government degree and the University of Houston with a doctor of jurisprudence (JD) law degree.