Thomas Nelson

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Monday through Friday – Jackson 507-847-4423
Cell: 507-227-0603

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Thomas Nelson

Thomas joined the CEDA team in November 2017. Thomas is a graduate of Bethel University in Arden Hills, Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communications and minors in Political Science and Leadership Studies. While studying his undergraduate Thomas participated in the University of Minnesota ROTC program. Thomas also served as a Minnesota State Senate Intern for the 2016 and 2017 legislative sessions.
Thomas has been a Solider in the Minnesota Army National Guard since 2013. Joining originally as an enlisted personnel and has since been commissioned as an Officer. He currently serves as a Second Lieutenant in the role of a Platoon Leader. Thomas is a member of the American Legion and is the Director for the Department of Minnesota’s Boys State Program. Thomas is a native of Southwest Minnesota, growing up in Tracy, Minnesota. He currently resides in Jackson, Minnesota where he serves in his CEDA capacity. Thomas draws on his diverse leadership and government experiences to best serve his community. Thomas is passionate about rural development and enjoys living in the community that he serves.