Tom, a 24-year-old lifelong resident of Agawam, is committed to promoting justice, equity, and democracy in our government, economy, and society. With a working-class background as the son of two public school teachers and the grandson of a Teamster's Union delivery truck driver, he understands the challenges faced by the community.
Since joining the City Council in 2022, Tom has already made a significant impact. His leadership as the lead sponsor of a resolution to initiate Community Energy Aggregation demonstrates his commitment to exploring sustainable energy solutions. Additionally, he has been a staunch defender of voting rights, taking a stand against efforts to reduce early voting and mail-in options. Tom has also been a vocal advocate for Agawam's infrastructure by supporting investments in its water and sewer systems. Moreover, he has championed various parks and recreation projects, recognizing the importance of enhancing public spaces.
A true proponent of progressive values, Tom is unwavering in his advocacy for the working families of Agawam. He is seeking re-election to continue the impactful work he has started on the City Council, aspiring to bring about positive change for another term.
With his deep-rooted dedication to justice, equity, and democracy, Tom Hendrickson is a dynamic force that strives to make a meaningful difference in Agawam. Through his continued efforts, he aims to build a better future for all residents, ensuring that their voices are heard and their needs are met.