Tom is a horticulturist with North American Plants and is active in the management of the family’s orchard. He previously worked for Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission. He worked in the Field Services department for the Trout/Blue Chelan Cooperative for 20 years, as supervisor for 15 years. He has served on the Tree Top Board since 1988 and served four years as Chairman. Tom received a BS degree in Horticulture from Washington State University. Tom is a member of the North Central Washington Fieldmen’s Association, the Washington State Tree Fruit Association and the International Fruit Tree Association. Tom served on the Orondo School Board for 16 years from 1986-2002.