OK Senate District: SD 4
Party Affiliation: Republican
Tom is a native Californian. He and his wife Kathleen chose to move to Oklahoma over 12 years ago for family, economic, and business reasons. They established the Zena Suri Alpaca Ranch, now a thriving tourist destination in Oklahoma’s Green Country. He is a graduate of U. C. Berkeley, with a Masters in Government from Georgetown Washington, D.C. He has taught American Government for over a decade at Northeastern Oklahoma A & M College in Miami, OK. Before teaching, he was a television and radio news broadcaster and hold numerous Edward R. Murrow Awards for spot news coverage. He and Kathleen have been married for 34 years. They are parents to Tommy, a great son.