Rob Johnson, executive director of the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape, passed away in August 2014.
The Executive Director of the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape, Rob Johnson, passed away suddenly in August. Johnson will be remembered for his passionate commitment to education, upholding standards in the industry and campaigning for skills development in the industry.
Johnson was elected to the Executive Committee of the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) in 1995 and was elected as President of the association in 1999. In 2000 he joined the MBAWC as a full-time staff member and was appointed as the Executive Director. Before joining the MBAWC, Johnson formed his own company, Rob Johnson Construction, in 1983.
Johnson served on the Construction CETA Council for many years, and he was passionate about skills delivery and quality of workmanship. He spent a considerable amount of his time promoting contractor competency and contractor development.
Johnson’s hobbies included woodwork, sailing radio-controlled yachts and playing the piano and guitar. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Margie, four children and two grandchildren.
“It is with great sadness and shock that we announce the passing of our executive director. Rob has been a Master Builder for all his working life and has served the building industry with dedication and passion. Our deepest condolences to the family. He will be greatly missed by the officers and staff at the MBAWC, along with the staff at Belmont Square Conference Centre, home of the Master Builders,” commented MBAWC President, Craig Bain.
Rob Johnson will be sorely missed by all who knew him both personally and professionally. We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to his wife and children.
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