Thomas Luck is the founder and president of a company that makes and sells food delivery equipment for meals-on-wheels programs in the U.S. and Canada. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and served two years in the Peace Corps as a teacher in Malaysia. Tom worked as a grant writer and established and directed the elderly nutrition program (including meals on wheels) for Franklin County. He has also been active in civic affairs having served on the selectboard, planning board, and the conservation commission in Leyden, where he makes his home, and as chair of the Franklin County Planning Board.
Tom has had a lifelong commitment to wise land use with a special interest in seeing our local natural resources used effectively. He has protected the 11 acres surrounding his home that abuts an additional 82 acres that has also been protected through conservation restrictions, preserving valuable wildlife habitat. From his back window, he has seen deer, minks, porcupines, beavers, turkeys, bears and moose. He has harvested wood off of his land which has enabled him to spend many hours in his woodshop making furniture for his home and for friends.