Council Member Brian Johsz

Brian Johsz was appointed to the Chino Hills City Council on August 14, 2017. After fulfilling his appointed term, he was elected to a four-year term on the City Council in November of 2018, and again in 2022. He served his first term as Mayor in 2021.


Council Member Johsz lives in District 4 and was elected to represent this District in the November 8, 2022 General Municipal Election. He, like all other Council Members, takes pride in serving his District, and the entire Chino Hills community. Together they continue to guide policy and make decisions for the overall good of the community.

Current Term of Office

2022 to 2026

City Council Committee Involvement

  • City of Chino Hills Committees
    • Big League Dreams Chino Hills Sports Park ad hoc Committee
    • Public Art Committee
    • Social Media ad hoc Committee
  • Cal Cities (League of California Cities) 
    • State Level - Legislative Task Force
  • San Bernardino County Solid Waste Advisory Task Force - Vice Chair
  • West Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District - Board of Trustees
    • Finance Committee

Community Involvement

Brian is active in the Rotary Club of Rancho del Chino, where he has served on the Board of Directors. He is the Den Leader for his son’s Cub Scout den in Chino Hills Pack 393. Brian served on the Board of Managers of the Chino Valley YMCA, and also serves on the local board for the Federal Selective Services System. He served on the Measure M Citizen’s Oversight Committee for the Chino Valley Unified School District as an appointed member. Brian is a volunteer for the Chino Hills Community Foundation and previously served on the City’s Healthy Hills Steering Committee. He is a previous volunteer on the Fairfield Ranch Homeowner’s Association Board of Directors. At the County level, he served as a Commissioner of the San Bernardino County Trails Commission.  Prior to being elected to the City Council, Brian was elected to the Chino Valley Fire District Board of Directors in 2013 and 2015, and served as President of the Board in 2016.

Education and Professional Experience

Brian attended the University of California, Berkeley where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. At Cal, he was a member of various honor societies and was President of his fraternity. He also earned a Masters of Public Administration degree with an emphasis in Public Management from California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson.

Professionally, he serves as the Director of Government Affairs for Athens Services, a local recycling and solid waste company. He has an extensive background in government ranging from Capitol Hill to the State Capitol. Brian previously worked for elected officials in the House of Representatives, the California State Legislature, and the County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors. He has also worked as an executive for the Boy Scouts of America.


Brian and his wife, Libbie, were married in 2004. They live in the Fairfield Ranch community and have been residents of Chino Hills since 2010. Libbie is an elementary school teacher. They have a young son who is active in Boy Scouts and Chino Hills Little League. Their young daughter enjoys dance lessons and Girl Scouts. Cali is their family dog who loves her time walking on City trails and in parks.  They are parishioners of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church.