Council Member Timothy Jett "Tim" Johnson was born in 1955 in Suffolk, Virginia. After graduating from Forest Glen High School in Suffolk, he went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1978. His term expires on December 31, 2026.
Upon returning home, Council Member Johnson studied business at Old Dominion University while running his family business, Johnson's Gardens Inc., which he still owns and operates today. Council Member Johnson has been a longtime member of the Suffolk Lions Club, served on the Paul D. Camp Community College and Nansemond-Suffolk Academy Boards, and is an active participant with both the Boy Scouts of America and the Suffolk Community Gardens Project.
In November of 2014 Council Member Johnson was elected to serve on the Suffolk City Council representing the Holy Neck Borough. He currently serves on the City School Advisory Committee on Collaborative Fiscal Concerns.