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 served as chairperson of the Executive
Committee. Currently, she serves on the BRA Security 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 a
former 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.
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