Tom is a professional engineer and recently retired managing partner of a local management consulting firm. He was a member of the DMR Centre for Strategic Leadership, has a long history with pipeline control and has been awarded American Gas Association’s awards of merit and of service. Tom has been a community leader with the Canadian Progress Club for more than 30 years and is presently chairman the Canadian Progress Clubs of Calgary Foundation. He is proud to have been awarded the Canadian Progress Club Bill Durant Community Service Award and to have been inducted into the Hall of Fame. A Founder of the Big Brothers and Big Sisters organization, Tom served on their board for 10 years. Tom is married with two grown children and two grandchildren. An avid reader, Tom also enjoys sun, sand and water.