Tom is running for Palm Bay City Council Seat 4 because he believes the citizens of Palm Bay deserve better representation. Tom strongly believes in government of, by, and for the people. Tom appreciates our community’s support during the primary elections and is asking for your vote and support in November. Together, we can move forward without putting our families, friends, neighbors, and those on fixed or limited incomes in financial jeopardy due to excessive assessments.
Tom has several generations of family in Palm Bay and he has a vast background of community service and leadership. He wants to serve you better!
Tom has attended Regular Council Meetings twice a month and has witnessed special interests persuading our councilors, giving the appearance that decisions were made in favor of money interests, as opposed to decisions in favor of our community. After public records requests and other investigations, Tom has publicly stated his conclusions during Regular Council Meetings to bring ethics issues to light. We need Tom to have a stronger voice. Once Tom is our councilor, he will have one of five votes on every City Council agenda item.
Tom founded the City's first Little League Challenger division for children with disabilities and secured the Charter for Palm Bay's first Little League Softball League for female athletes. Tom has mentored many young athletes as coach and has served as a Board Member of Palm Bay West Little League. He’s also served on the board of the Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce, and has also been a leader as Petty Officer First Class in the U.S. Navy.
Tom is a proud Palm Bay resident with his wife & family since his Honorable Discharge from the United States Navy in 1994 after twelve years of service. Tom was part of the Multi-National Force in Beirut, Lebanon and witnessed the tragic Marine barracks bombing as a veteran of the War on Terrorism
Active in the Palm Bay community Tom founded the City's first Little League Challenger division for children with disabilities and secured the Charter for Palm Bay's 1st Little League Softball League for female athletes that had previously been undeserved by the existing male oriented Leagues. Tom also mentored many young athletes as coach and a Board Member of Palm Bay West Little League.
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