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Chris Johnson

Director Chris Johnson

Chris is an emergency room physician at Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) in Ventura. He is the Medical Director of the Emergency Department which serves over 50,000 patients annually. Additionally, Chris is the former Chair of Medicine and currently sits on the Medical Executive Board of the hospital.

Chris was born and raised in Manhattan Beach, California, and later attended UCSB with his wife Emily. After serving his medical residency at Los Angeles County + USC General Hospital, where Chris served as Chief Resident, he and Emily decided to make Carpinteria their home. They have lived here for the past 13 years and have two children in the local public elementary school.

Regarding the Fire Board Chris states, “It is an honor to serve our community. I look forward to the challenges ahead and will strive to improve upon the excellent service we provide. My goal is to create the most efficient and sustainable district possible.”