Photo of Tom at the University of Washington


CS Education Summit
Addressing the Challenges of Increasing Interest in Computing at the Undergraduate Level through Institutional Transformation (PI, chair of summit)
Supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation (CNS-1752904)

Advancing Computing and Technology Interest and innoVAtion through Teacher Education (Summer CS workshops to regional STEM high school teachers) - PI (with co-PIs Wanda Dann and Carol Frieze)
Supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation (DRL-0833496)

Explorations in CS for High School Teachers (Summer Workshop Chair and Presenter)
Supported by a grant from Google

SCS Undergraduate Review Committee (2005-Present)

CSD Department Chair Search Committee (2008-2009)


Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Education Board Member - 2023-Present

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Education Advisory Council Member - 2018-Present

AP Computer Science Principles Chief Reader, Development Committee - 2020-2025
- AP CS Principles – Chief Reader Designate (2019-2020).
- Question Leader for AP CS Principles exams – June 2017, June 2018.
- Reader for AP CS Principles exams – June 2016.

National Science Foundation CISE Advisory Committee Member - 2015-2019

ACM SIGCSE 2017 - Supporter/Exhibitor Liaison

ACM SIGCSE 2016 - Supporter/Exhibitor Liaison

ACM SIGCSE 2015 - Supporter/Exhibitor Liaison

ACM SIGCSE 2014 - Support/Exhibitor Liaison

ACM SIGCSE 2011 - Symposium Co-Chair

ACM SIGCSE 2010 - Program Co-Chair

ACM SIGCSE 2009 - Publications Chair

ACM SIGCSE 2008 - Birds of a Feather Session Coordinator

ACM SIGCSE 2007 - Student Conference Aide Co-coordinator

CCSCE 2009 - Student Programming Contest (writer, judge) - Villanova University

CCSCE 2007 - Student Programming Contest (judge) - St. Joseph's College, Patchogue, NY

CCSCE 2006 - Student Programming Contest (writer, judge) - University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

CCSCE 2005 - Student Programming Contest (co-organizer, writer, judge) - Iona College, New Rochelle, NY

Computer Science Teachers Association - Contributor to the Level 3 Sample Curriculum for the K-12 Report