Bob Ramsey and his family have lived in Stonegate for 27
years. He has served on the boards of the Naples Homeowners Association
and of the Stonegate Citizens Association. He joined the Greater
Stonegate Village for the opportunity to meet more neighbors and make new
friends. He is a retired Army physician and still practices as a Red
Cross volunteer physician at the Pentagon.
Geri Cooperman moved
to Stonegate in 1969 where she and Richard raised three children.
At the present time, they share their home with a beloved Schapendoes (Dutch
Sheepdog). Over the years, she has been active in the Stonegate Citizens
Association serving as a block captain, member of the neighborhood directory
committee, and SCA membership chairperson. Geri worked as an organizational psychologist at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services where she was Director of the Employee Assistance Program and the Work Life Programs for HHS employees in Washington D.C. She later served as Director of the
Business Transformation Team on a very large Departmental financial management
After retiring, she became aware of the
Village movement and realized there was a need for that in Stonegate. She is
very gratified to be part of this important organization which is helping our
older residents meet new people and forge relationships to help us age in
Amos A Mathews
Amos a Matthews has been a
resident of Stonegate for over 35 years. He is married and has two adult
children and two grandchildren. He graduated from Howard University,
School of Law in 1973. Amos was a Trademark Examining Attorney with the United
States Patent and Trademark Office.
He is a United States Army veteran who served in Vietnam. He joined Greater
Stonegate Village, Inc., and serves as Legal Advisor. He is particularly
interested in and supportive of the role played by GSV in helping seniors maintain
an active lifestyle and in helping neighbors remain in their home.
Richard Cooperman moved to
Stonegate in 1969 where he and his wife Geri raised three children. Over
the years, he has been active in the Stonegate Citizens Association serving
years ago as Vice President and helping launch the Stonegate Swim Club.
He worked for many years as an executive in the satellite industry at
Johns Hopkins University, COMSAT, Sirius Radio and Gannett. For the past
thirty years he has actively managed an independent consulting firm
focused on mobile satellite communications. During this period he
contributed to the development of GPS, wideband satellite communications,
satellite radio and satellite phones. He brings a strong background in planning,
project management and finance to GSV.
A graduate of George Washington in 1964 with a BSEE
and MSE from Berkeley, Calif in 1966. Harvey’s principle career
time was with Hewlett Packard as a Sales Manager in the Computer Systems
Division. After HP he worked for smaller companies that were HP Business
Partners that took HP products, added value (could be software, could be
services) and provided a total turnkey solution to his customers. He
finished his business career as VP of Customer Relations for one of those
Business Partners. Active in college in many organizations and even
earned recognition and awards based on "service" to GW. Past
President of both the Stonegate Citizens Association and the Stonegate PTA and
volunteered on many committees and in many capacities in those organizations
before becoming President.
One of Linda’s first memories of
Stonegate Drive is planting daffodils in the woods in preparation for building
her contemporary home there (and getting a bad case of poison ivy because she
didn’t wear gloves!) She and her late husband Gene became residents
in 1973, and with the help of the Greater Stonegate Village, Linda plans to age
in place here for the indefinite future.
Linda taught English at High Point
High School before becoming its first magnet school coordinator. After
her retirement as an educator, she became the Executive Director of the Mead
Family Foundation, which funded programs for children, families, and the arts
in the District and Montgomery County. Thanks to appearing in over two
dozen community theater productions, Linda has been a queen (Eleanor, Lion
in Winter), a President’s wife (Abigail Adams, 1776), a psychic
(Helga, Death Trap), charmingly eccentric (Mame) and cannily insane (Ethel,
Sue and her family moved to
Stonegate forty years ago. Sue is currently active volunteering for
Greater Stonegate Village, JSSA Hospice, and Junior Achievement.
Sue, a CFA, retired as a securities analyst, team manager
and department trainer from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
after twenty years. Prior to FINRA, Sue worked at the Office of Comptroller of
the Currency, Center for Economic Understanding (as a business owner with her
husband, Ira). Sue began her career as a Registered Nurse working at
the Washington Hospital Center and later at a pediatrician’s office.
John, his wife Lyn and Labrador
Retriever, Bailey moved to the Stonegate neighborhood in 2015 from Madison,
Wisconsin where he and his wife had been active in many local and regional
volunteer organizations including: Community Support Network (Madison,
Wisconsin), a non-profit providing support and work opportunities for
physically, emotionally and mentally challenged adults in the greater Madison
area; Middleton Soccer Club and the Fulton Chain of Lakes Association an
environmental centric non-profit focusing on the protection of the ecology of
the watersheds of several Adirondack Park lakes (New York).
John and Lyn have
also been very active in foster care, having had over 36 children in their home
in Middleton, WI. over a 30-year period. They are proud parents of
three adult children and 5 grandchildren. New to the area but near their
grandchildren, the Stonegate community has been an incredibly welcoming
neighborhood. The Greater Stonegate Village gives them an opportunity to
learn more about and give back to a very diverse and welcoming
Frances G. Brock
Frances Brock and her husband Albert have been residents of the Stonegate Community for more than 47 years, where they raised their 4 children. In addition, their family presently includes 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Over the years Frances, along with her husband, has been actively involved in the Stonegate Community. At this time she is active as a volunteer for the Greater Stonegate Village. She is very interested in learning more about the Village concept of helping senior citizens to age in place.
Frances’ career as an educator includes that of being a science teacher, a Supervisor of Instruction for Science, and the Supervising Director of Science for the Washington D.C. Public School System, where she retired in 1994. She has also served on the Board of Directors for the National Science Teachers Association as the District III Director. After her retirement from DCPS, Frances taught for nine years as an Adjunct Professor at Bowie State University. She also supervised teachers who were in the Master of Arts in Teaching Degree Program, and mentored teachers new to the teaching profession.