For over 40 years, Tom has worked in Public Utilities. He also has been the Superintendent of a Class 2 Water Treatment Plant in the State of Virginia for the past 32 years. Tom has a Virginia Class 1 Water Works License and a Backflow Prevention Device Worker License issued by DPOR. He has served on the Virginia Rural Water Association Board of Director since 1995. Also, he is currently representing the State of Virginia as its National Director for National Rural Water Association and serving as a member of the Finance Committee and chair of the Awards Committee for NRWA.