Mr. Johnson serves on the Board of Directors and is Treasurer of the Housing Rights Center, which is California’s largest private, nonprofit organization dedicated to fair housing and combating housing discrimination. He founded or co-founded predecessor organizations in 1968 and 1969 and has served as Chair, President or a Director of nonprofit fair housing organizations for more than fifty years.
Mr. Johnson also serves on the Board of Directors and is past Chair of Justice in Aging. Its mission is to protect the rights of low income older adults and persons with disabilities, and it has offices in Los Angeles, Oakland and Washington, D.C. He previously served for ten years on the Professional Advisory Board of the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging.
Mr. Johnson previously served on the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He also served on the Executive Committees and as the Chair of the Taxation Sections of both the State Bar of California and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He received the V. Judson Klein Award from the State Bar of California Taxation Section in 1997 and the Dana Latham Memorial Award from the Los Angeles County Bar Association Taxation Section in 1999.