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PO Box 1190
Fort Collins, CO 80522

Larimer County Commissioner - District 3

Tom was elected by a county-wide vote in 2008 as Larimer County Commissioner representing District 3, the southern portion of the County. This area encompasses Loveland, where he lives, Berthoud, Estes Park and surrounding areas. He took office January 13, 2009 and was reelected in 2012 and 2016.


  • Developed the North I-25 expansion funding plan
  • Shepherded a plan to construct a new County Office building in Loveland
  • Constructed a new Alternative Sentencing Building to remove pressure from County jail
  • Implemented an outcome based approach to County Budgeting

Public Service

  • Elected to the Larimer County Board of Commissioners 2008 and re-elected in 2012 and 2016.
  • Member, North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (NFR MPO): 2009-Present
    • The lead planning organization for transportation and air quality in Northern Colorado
  • Chair, NFR MPO: 2011, 2012, 2018
  • Member, NFR MPO Executive Committee: 2010-2014, 2017-2019
  • Member, NFR MOP Finance Committee: 2015-2017
  • Member, Statewide Transportation Advisory Committee (STAC): 2010-2013
    • Advised CDOT on statewide transportation needs
  • Member, Upper Front Range Transportation Planning Region (UFR TPR): 2009-Present
    • The transportation planning region representing Larimer, Morgan and Weld Counties.
  • Executive Committee, UFR TPR: 2009-Present
  • Founding Member, North I-25 Coalition: 2015-Present
  • Member, North I-25 Funding Subcommittee: 2015-Present
  • Founding Member, Highway 34 Coalition: 2015-Present
  • Founding Member, US Highway 287: 2012-Present
  • Commissioner Liaison, Community Corrections Advisory Board and Juvenile Community Review Board; 2009-Present
  • Commissioner Liaison, Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board: 2009-Present
  • Elected Larimer County Surveyor: 2007-2009
  • Former Member, City of Loveland Planning Commission
  • Former Member, Colorado Association of County Surveyors


  • Family business was former habitat for humanity building partner of the year
  • Former Club Scout Leader
  • Volunteer, Catholic Charities
  • Member, Professional Land Surveyors of Colorado, Northern Chapter
  • Former Member, Colorado Association of County Surveyors
  • Member, Colorado Association of County Surveyors


  • Married with four children in Thompson schools 
  • Over two decade resident of the City of Loveland
  • Licensed Professional Land Surveyor
  • Raised on a family farm in Kansas

Board of County Commissioners

200 West Oak, Suite 2200, Fort Collins, CO 80521
HOURS:  Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
PHONE:  (970) 498-7010  |  FAX:  (970) 498-7006