Tom Hudson is the Treasurer of the Republican Conservative Coalition. He has been a volunteer for conservative causes and Republican candidates for nearly 40 years — since he was 16 years old. He joined the Berkeley College Republicans at U.C. Berkeley when he turned 18 in 1985 and he was soon elected to the Alameda County Republican Central Committee. He served as the youngest Chairman in the history of the Alameda County Republican Party from 1995 to 1996. Tom has the unique distinction of having been elected to the county central committee in five different counties – and he served as an officer in all five of them! He has been a very active member of the Placer County Republican Central Committee since 1998 and he led the Committee to new heights as its Chairman from 2007 to 2011.
Tom has served on the Board of Directors of the California Republican Party and he has held many positions in that organization. While in college and law school, Tom Hudson served as the State Chairman and National Vice Chairman of the College Republicans. He served as the National Committeeman for the Young Republican Federation of California. He joined the California Republican Assembly (CRA) in 1987 and he joined the state Board of Directors in 1992, where he has served ever since. He served as CRA President from 2015 until 2019. Tom is currently serving as the Executive Vice President of National Federation of Republican Assemblies and he has served on the National Board since 2007.
By profession, Tom is a tax attorney and he currently serves as a senior Tax Counsel at the Office of Tax Appeals. He previously handled tax appeals for four different Republican members of the Board of Equalization for 13 years. Before that, Tom spent almost a decade as a Legislative staff member. In addition to running a private law firm, Tom has also been very active in taxpayer-friendly organizations. He has been running the California Taxpayer Protection Committee since 2004 and he also serves as President of the Placer County Taxpayers Association. He is a veteran of the U.S. Naval Reserves and a graduate of UCLA School of Law.