Art Johnson

artArt Johnson, CR, WLS, CVB

IICRC Certified Trainer & Business Advisor with Your Restoration Coach Ltd.

Art Johnson is an IICRC Trainer, CEC Instructor and Business Advisor within the Cleaning and Disaster Restoration industry.

Art is the proud recipient of the 2011 Industry recognized, Martin L. King award for outstanding service to the industry.

Art has been in the cleaning & restoration industry since 1988. He grew from a 2-person company doing carpet and upholstery cleaning to assisting in the growth of a company with almost 200 employees. He has served the roles of a one-man technician to being the Senior Operations Manager of a large, very successful restoration company.

He is certified by the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) as a Certified Restorer (CR), a Water Loss Specialist (WLS), a Contents Loss Specialist (CLS), and by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification, as a Master Restorer and Cleaner.

Art has proudly served on various RIA Boards and committees, and for a time chaired, the Water Loss Institute. He co-chaired the Restoration Council, along with serving as the Environmental Chair for the RIA (ASCR). He was on the RIA Board of Directors, was the first Chair of the RIA Canadian Council and served for many years as Council Chair on the Canadian Education Committee.

He has served on the Executive Committee of the BC Association of Restoration Contractors, which is dedicated to improving workplace health and safety in the BC restoration industry.

Art has been published in many industry journals, been featured on numerous news and talk show programs and has presented and trained countless groups including the insurance industry, property owners and managers, and restoration & remediation industry specialists. He has also been a leader in dealing with Hoarding claims and has taught on this subject across Canada.

Besides doing a great deal of volunteer work in his community, Art thrives on helping business owners streamline their operations and culture. He works with Disaster Restoration firms as an IICRC CEC & Certification Trainer and Advisor on the Your Restoration Coach Ltd. Team.

The Your Restoration Coach team is so pleased to have Art’s expertise and skills to draw from. He has a passion and unique skill set for developing a distinctive and special culture with every company he works with. He offers operation experience and training classes second to none in our industry. He loves helping and giving back to this great industry we call Disaster Restoration. Art lives in the Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada area and can be reached at:

E:  P: (604) 830-8801