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Thomas Western

County Commisioner
Thomas Western
  • Physical Address
    5321 W 600 N
    Columbia City, IN 46725
Primary Department: County Commissioners

Professional Profile

He has been a director of Northeastern REMC for the past 32 years and has served three terms as Northeastern's Board Chairman and three terms as Vice Chairman.  At present he is starting his second term as Board Treasurer.  He is also chair of Customer Choice Services Corporation. Three term county council.

Western has served on the Whitley County 4-H Board and has been on numerous boards of directors and committees throughout the community, including being a member of the Etna-Troy Township Advisory Board for 12 years.  He is a graduate of the Purdue University AG Short Course and is a volunteer firefighter for Richland Township.

Western is an owner operator of a grain farming business.  He and his wife Sue are parents of three children.  A son, Douglas, is also involved with the farming business.  A daughter, Marinda Hoskins, works as Diagnostic Medical Sonographer at Parkview Hospital, and son, David is a graduated at Hanover College. They have 5 grandchildren and attend New Hope Wesleyan Church.

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