Carolynn R. Johnson

Title: President

Carolynn R. Johnson took office as a Council Member in 2018. She serves as the liaison to the Hampton Community Library Executive Board and to the Police and Fire Departments, and is the Vice President of the North Hills Council of Governments Executive Board. She previously chaired the Steering Committee for the Township’s Comprehensive Plan and served on the committee to redesign the Township’s website for improved ease of use.


Carolynn holds a doctorate in Cognitive Psychology from Purdue University and attended Ohio Wesleyan University for her undergraduate studies. She leads Human Factors and Research for Daedalus, a local design and engineering consultancy. As a member of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, she has spent years advocating for safe and effective health technology and drafting medical design standards to ensure patient and caregiver safety. How we age and the impact it has on our interactions with products has become her particular area of interest, which she addressed in her 2015 TEDx talk, The (Ungraceful) Art of Aging.


Carolynn has lived in Hampton Township with her family since 2005. She is actively involved with Girl Scouts and frequently guest-lectures for local universities on the topics of user-centered design and research, human factors, and cognition.


As a user-centered designer, Carolynn is committed to fostering a citizen-centered approach to government in Hampton Township.



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