Immediate Past President
Tom is an Associate Member of the
Legion and a native of and a life-long resident of Plaster Rock, New
Brunswick where he works for the Town of Plaster Rock, NB.
COMMUNITY / VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES
joined the Legion Marble Arch No 29 Branch in his hometown of Plaster
Rock, N.B., in 1979. He has served as Branch President, District
Commander, Provincial Command President and Dominion Command President.
At the recent Dominion Convention in St John’s, NL in June 2016, Tom
became the Legion’s Immediate Past President and holds several positions
on Dominion Command Committees.
Tom is also a Past President of
Plaster Rock’s Minor Hockey League and spent five years on the Tobique
Valley Manor Board of Directors.
Tom has worked in the Public Works and Recreation Department of the municipality of Plaster Rock since 1979.
graduated from Tobique Valley High School in 1976 and immediately went
to work with the Province of New Brunswick as a Revenue Officer until
1979 when he went to work with the Municipality of Plaster Rock.
and his wife, Cheryl Giberson, have four children - Ryan, Daniel, Brook
and Brett and two granddaughters, Killian and Ella. His hobbies include
hockey, baseball and golf.
Tom is a recipient of the Legion
Meritorious Service Medal in 2001, 125th Anniversary of the
Confederation of Canada medal in 1992; and the Queen Elizabeth II Golden
and Diamond Jubilee medals in 2002 and 2012 respectively. In 2015, Tom
also received the Minister of Veteran Affairs Commendation for his work