Tom Butler has been a Commissioner since 1998. He holds the position as Treasurer and works closely with the accountants to ensure audit compliance. Tom is also a member of the WTFRC executive committee and the Cherry breeding advisory committee.
Tom was born in Madison, Wisconsin and spent his youth in Waunakee, Wisconsin. Mr. Butler holds a BS degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Horticulture.
Tom has been a Fieldman and Orchard Manager for several years both in Washington and Utah. He has been married to Jane for over 30 years and has three children.