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Board of Directors

Timberlake Officers

President: Ben Cohn

Hello Timberlake Community,

My Name is Ben Cohn, and I am currently your Acting Timberlake HOA President. I have been a resident of Timberlake for the past 15 years with my wife and two kids. I am a volunteer swim coach for our Timberlake Timberwolves, a soccer coach with Beach FC, and a volunteer with Green Run NJROTC. I love being outside, swimming at our local pools, going to the beach, working out, meeting new people, and helping to develop the youth of our community, though coaching, to become the best versions of themselves.

I am also a graduate, holding two degrees, one in Supervision and Management and one in Organizational Leadership. I have been a military leader for the past 23 years, and really enjoy the team environment and helping others around me to surpass their own expectations and goals they have set for themselves.

Our community and the people in it have been wonderful to my family and I, and I just wanted to give a heartfelt thank you, to all of you, for giving me a chance to help make positive changes as your Acting President.


Vice President: Sherman Franklin

Hello Timberlake! My Name is Sherman Franklin and I’m new to the Board of Directors for Timberlake as of September 2022. I have been a home owner and resident of Timberlake since December 1986.  I arrived in Hampton Roads in May of 1977, stationed at NAS Oceana and then Dam Neck, serving in the USN for nine years. I worked in the simulator field for the first eighteen years of my career and have been working in the Air Traffic Control field for the past 27 years where I am currently a manager for Leidos (Formerly Lockheed Martin). I’m an avid Football (Go Rams) and Baseball (Go Mets) fan and played softball until 2020 when I hung my cleats up.  I have been married to my incredible wife for nearly 40 years and we are blessed with three wonderful children and four amazing grandchildren. I felt it was time for me to do my civic duty and try to improve our wonderful community and make it an even better place to live. We have had so many great neighbors and some have become practically family over the years.  Timberlake is my home and I want to do everything I can to help keep it a great place to live!



Secretary: Jasmine Cohn

Hello neighbors.  My name is Jasmine Cohn and I was elected to our HOA board as of January 28, 2021.  I have resided in Timberlake since 2006 with my husband and our two children.  I have been a paralegal for an elder law attorney in Virginia Beach for almost 13 years and I absolutely love what I do.  When I am not working, I am either working out at the gym or watching our son play soccer.  I want to thank you for this opportunity to help our community and I look to bring positive changes.


Timberlake Board of Directors


Director (Administration): Mary Montgomery

I have lived in this neighborhood since 1987, been at this same address. I enjoy sewing.  My main love is making doll clothes.

Director (ACC Chairman and Community Outreach): Daniel Ball

I am originally from St. Michaels, Maryland.  I joined the Navy in March 2001 and retired in March 2021.  I married my high school sweetheart, Christen.  We have a son that is in high school.  We moved to Timberlake in 2018. 

Director (ACC Committee): Karen Gamble

Director: Jim Gazard

Retired Navy submarines. Have owned in Timberlake since September 1992 (same address). Married with 1 adult son (lives elsewhere). Christian. Attends Kempsville Church and on its Council (board). Doing my best to improve Timberlake and bring back to fiscally sound.

Director: Matthew Flood

My name is Matt Flood. I am originally from New Jersey and attended The College at Brockport in Upstate New York. I have lived in Virginia since 2013 and in Timberlake since May 2022 with my wife, Erin, and daughter, Madison.

Director: Coulson Thomas

Good Day neighbors.  I have lived in the Timberlake community since 2015 with my wife and two kids.  I'm originally from Maryland and have spent time in Texas and California before moving to Virginia Beach. I am a volunteer coach of basketball and flag football at the YMCA.  I also officiate high school basketball in the Hampton Roads area.  I look forward to getting to know and serve our wonderful community.  

Timberlake Community Association 

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