1984-June 28th, 2009: Borden Memorial Forest (BMF) Chief Forester, Logging Superintendent, Chief Executive Officer and only employee
Member of the 2007 Colorado State Forestry Advisory Board
President of (SAF) Society of American
President of (NASF) National Association
of State Foresters
Recipient of the
John A. Beale Memorial Award for the Society of American Foresters
(SAF) and the John Aston Warder Medal, named for the founder
of the American Forestry Association (AFA).
American Forestry Association (AFA) Vice president
1982 Created the Colorado Forestry Association
1971 - Designing Tomorrow Today (DT2) was formed. Tom was asked to serve as chairman of the Environmental Task Force. This year-long voluntary, community-service job was one taken quite seriously, not only by the members but community leaders as well. In the end, the report and recommendations were rated top-priority for DT2 and later by the City of Fort Collins. A major recommendation was the establishment of a trail system along the Poudre River and Spring Creek. In the 1980s, the trail system was in place and being expanded.
1964-1968: Served on the Cooperative Forest Fire Prevention Committee (CFFP) and/or the Smokey Bear Committee.
1958-1959: Producer, director and principal performer
in "Black Hills Outdoors."