Tom has been an agent with State Farm Insurance in Whitehall for 37 years. He is a Whitehall graduate (1968) and graduated from Hope College in 1972 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education (communications and economics). He is a current board member of the White Lake Senior Center, and the Whitehall Downtown Advisory Board, past chair of the White Lake Chamber of Commerce, and past member of the Lion's Club.
Tom's interest in becoming a school board member is that he is deeply concerned with today's financial crisis in education and how it is affecting the quality of education we provide for all our students.
Tom is serving his 3rd year as a Trustee on the Board.