Charles Johnson (Lorna)   
 
Charles Johnson was a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar in 1982–83 who joined the Matilda Bay Rotary Club in 1985. He remained at the Club till 2001 serving in a variety of director positions, as Club President in 1989-1990 and also as District Secretary 1996-97.  In 2001 he resigned from Rotary when appointed CEO City of Wanneroo but re-joined in 2010 through the Rotary Club of Perth and then again with Matilda Bay in 2012.  He again served as a director and was Club President of Matilda Bay for a second time in 2014-15.  Two Rotary highlights have been re-roofing an orphanage in Kuching, Malaysia in 1994 and undertaking a water restoration project in the village of Raman in Timor Leste in 2015.
Professionally Charles has more than 30 years’ of town planning experience working in local and State Government.  In 2010 he established his own private planning consultancy ‘Planning Context’. In a voluntary capacity he has served as WA President of the Planning Institute of Australia for four years and is a fellow of the Institute.
He has been married to Lorna for 35 years and they have two grown up children both now living away from home. The children have been replaced by a flat coated retriever! Both Charles and Lorna are keen golfers and their recreational passion is long distance walking. They have completed the Bibbulmun Track twice ‘end to end’ as well as several long distance Camino Pilgrimages in Europe.