Landowner Organizer, Bold Alliance
Tom is a land owner in Holt County Nebraska. One of the proposed KXL routes crossed family property and has since been vacated. Tom and his wife Cathie has been a fixture at Bold Nebraska’s events since the founding of the organization in 2009. Tom serves as chairman of the Nebraska Easement Action Team, the collective of Nebraska farmers and ranchers who refused to sell their land to TransCanada (AKA T.C. Energy) for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
As a regional pipeline fighter, Tom has the opportunity to work with Tribal representatives and organizations along with allied groups. Tom continues to be a resource to help organize land owners and advocates to become engaged in stopping pipelines.