Johnny Johnston

Ojai City Council



Ojai City Hall

401 S. Ventura St., Ojai 93023

(805) 646-5581




Elected originally 2016

Mayor since 2016 (first by direct vote)

Up for re-election: 2020


Party: Independent



2012: Temporary City of Ventura City Manager

2011-2016: Retired until ran for Mayor

2009-2010: Adjunct Professor, California Lutheran University

1998-2008: Ventura County Executive Officer

1991-1998: Los Angeles County Superior Court, Deputy Executive Officer

1986-1991: President and CEO Lochwood Homes

1974-1985: Ventura County, Director of General Services

1971-1974: Ojai City Manager

1968-1971: Artesia City Manager



2010-Present: Public Radio KCLU Advisory Board, Cal Lutheran University

2008-2014: Chairman and member of the Political Finance Ethics Commission, County of Ventura



1979: MPA, USC, Local Government

BA, CSU Long Beach



Age: 77. Ojai resident since 1971

Married, with children and grandchildren

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