The Phelan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is a eleven-member volunteer board made up of community business owners, organization leaders and individuals. They provide guidance and counsel at the highest level towards achieving the mission of the Phelan Chamber of Commerce.
Charlie Johnson moved to Phelan in 1992. Charlie is active in the community since moving here, serving on several panels, councils, and committees. Charlie was a founding member of the Kiwanis Club of the Tri-Community and three-time President of the Club. He is very active in his church, St. Junipero Serra, Phelan. Charlie is on the Parish Finance Council, and the San Bernardino Diocesan Finance Council.
Mr. Johnson completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Management at San Diego State University. He continued his education at California Lutheran University, earning a Master of Business Administration degree. With this background, Mr. Johnson became an Adjunct Professor at the University of Redlands (CA). He taught for nine years, one year he served as a full-time Visiting Professor, and lead faculty in Finance. He is has been an Adjunct Professor for the University of Texas, Dallas, where he taught a finance course in Mexico City.
Charlie has served over forty years as a volunteer for the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO).
Mr. Johnson has been a member of the Phelan Chamber of Commerce for over twenty years, serving as President for two years, Treasurer for multiple terms, and Director. Charlie is the President of the Phelan Piñon Hills Community Improvement Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The PPHCIA dedicates itself to serving in a variety of ways to improve the communities of Phelan, Piñon Hills, and surrounding areas (needy family food distribution program, Community Demonstration Garden, Healthy Snowline, and the Snowline Community Cabinet). Mr. Johnson serves as a Director of the Phelan Piñon Hills Community Services District.
The mission of the Phelan Chamber of Commerce is to advocate economic progress and quality of life in the Phelan community and to cultivate a climate in which our rural lifestyle, commerce, industry, agriculture, and education will flourish.