Thomas has been a good standing member of Local 164 I.B.E.W. since 1985. He has served previously on the Recreation Board, Examining Board, Executive Board, and as Vice President. Since 2013, Thomas has been serving as President of Local 164.
Thomas has also been a Councilman in the both the boroughs of Bergenfield and Montvale. He has been the Bergen County Commissioner since 2015, where he now serves as Vice Chairman of the Board.
Thomas has been happily married since 1994, to his wife Jody, and they have 3 beautiful daughters.