Chair and CEO, San Diego County Building Trades Council Family Housing Corporation
Tom Lemmon is the Chair and CEO of the San Diego County Building Trades Council Family
Housing Corporation. In addition, he is the Business Manager of the San Diego County
Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO that represents over twenty-two affiliated
construction and trades unions with separate jurisdictions throughout the county. As Business
Manager, Tom represents the Council’s interests in development projects throughout San
Tom is also currently Chair of the California State Parks Off-Road Commission, a Director for
the United Way of San Diego, a Labor Representative on the Workforce Investment
Board, and a Charter member of the San Diego Middle Class Taxpayers Association.
Tom splits his time between the beach and the desert with his wife Karen and daughter KT,
having ties to the community at both locations. He is also the founder of the OMBAC Classic
Longboard Surfing Contest an ongoing event spanning 25 plus years. As a desert enthusiast he
focuses time and energy on issues affecting off-roaders and the environment.