Olga Johann always stood on the right side. She had great respect for her country and a big heart for people. She was a member of a committee in the Ministry of Education dealing with the problems of disabled youth. She also worked in Youth Helpline, was an expert in juvenile court, then a Law and Justice candidate for the Children's Rights Ombudsman. As a Warsaw councilor she fought for old tenement houses, land given up under the Bierut Decree, decommunization of streets, and for the return of old, pre-war names. "We have to fight for historical truth" - she said.
From 2002 to 2006, she was Vice-Chairwoman of the Mazovian Regional Assembly. She was also the chairwoman of the National Audit Committee of Law and Justice.
On December 13, 2016, on the 35th anniversary of the imposition of martial law in Poland - for outstanding contributions to the democratic changes in Poland, for achievements in professional and social work undertaken to the benefit of the country - the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda decorated Olga Johann with the Knight's Cross of the Order of the Rebirth of Poland.
photo: Krzysztof Sitkowski /KPRP