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Tommy Reid – High Point Fire Department

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Thomas Reid is the City of High Point Fire Chief.  He joined the City of High Point Fire Department in 1981 where he has risen through the ranks from Firefighter to Fire Chief.

Thomas holds a degree in Fire Science.  He is also a graduate of the North Carolina Association of Fire Chiefs Executive Development Program and numerous classes at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Thomas is a graduate of the High Point Chamber of Commerce 2011 Leadership High Point program and presently serves on the steering committee.

Thomas is very active in our community in many capacities. His most recent adventure was serving as the United Way of Greater High Point campaign chairman. Thomas has served on the Executive Board of the Guilford County Fire Rescue Council and was past president of the same organization. He has served on the board for Bales Wesleyan Church and is presently a board member for Pinecroft-Sedgefield Fire and Rescue and United Way of Greater High Point and is actively involved with these organizations.  Thomas has worked on numerous mission projects with The Wesleyan Men’s organization.  Some of these building projects were located in South Dakota, Cherokee, NC and St. Kitts Island where they constructed churches and fellowship halls for the benefit of those in need.

Thomas has been a lifelong citizen of High Point, NC.  He and his wife Cindy have 3 daughters, a son and 6 grandchildren.  Thomas’s hobbies include golfing, hiking, running, biking and family activities.