Tom retired in January 2018 after 27 years in local government. His local government career started in Kitimat and took him to Fraser Lake, Ashcroft and finally to Vanderhoof. A graduate of McMaster University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, he also obtained a Diploma in Public Sector Management from the University of Victoria.
Born and raised in Southern Ontario, in 1981 Tom and his wife Wendy moved to Europe. In 1990 they returned to Canada and moved to British Columbia. They have four daughters and one son who have blessed them with eight grandchildren.
Tom believes that big things often start with small steps. He recognises that sustainable social and cultural well-being form the foundation of resilient communities. He is pleased to have been selected to sit as a Director for NKDF and looks forward to making a positive contribution to the communities the foundation serves.
The Nechako Kitamaat Development Fund Society came to our aid and assisted us with the cost of installing a fire suppression sprinkler system in one of our seniors’ housing complexes in Burns Lake. The funds...