John Thomas, student trustee

John Thomas, student trustee

John Thomas

John Thomas, a criminal justice major from Harvey’s Lake, was appointed to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees. The letter of appointment was signed May 17, 2017 by Gov. Tom Wolf.

Thomas, Secretary of the class of 2020, is a Community Government Association off-campus representative and chair of the BU Student Recreation Center committee. He also completed leadership certification levels one through three from the Bloomsburg University Center for Leadership and Engagement. He serves on the BU concert committee, the health advisory board, and is an Alpha Phi Omega community service fraternity brother. He is a member of the Bloomsburg Town Planning Commission and Bloomsburg Town/Gown relations Committee. Thomas has worked with administration to start the Adopt-A-Street initiative, attempting to clean up the streets of Bloomsburg and aid in University/Community relations. He is also a mentor to incoming freshman through the Board of Governors Program.

A 2016 graduate of Lake Lehman High School and senior class vice president, Thomas was awarded the 2015-16 Good Citizenship Award; was a member of the National Honor Society; earned the rank of Eagle Scout and won the 2015 NASA certificate of achievement.