Tom joined Reno Public Radio in 2008 as Saturday morning's local host. Tom is a biologist by training, bureaucrat by default, and performer by choice. He has performed onstage for a number of theater companies in Northern Nevada over the past 18 years -- and has also served as President of Proscenium Players, Inc. in Carson City for five years. He is a past President of Capital Community Concert Association and occasionally stage-manages and emcees performances as well. He was introduced to radio in college and had his own show for two years. A dedicated listener and supporter of KUNR-FM since he moved to Nevada in the early 1980s, he has been a member of the Reno Public Radio family for two years.