A former Lecturer at the College of the North Atlantic, Thomas continues to give seminars, presentations, and training sessions to such groups as the University of New Brunswick Law School, the Appraisal Institute of Canada, Crown Lands, the Federal Department of Fisheries, the Provincial Department of Natural Resources, the Land Resource Stewardship Division, the Canadian Coast Guard, Credit Union Central of Newfoundland and Labrador, numerous credit unions, the Business Development Bank, the Association of Funeral Directors, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association, the Multi-Cultural Association of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the City of St. John’s Assessment Division.
Thomas is a director of the Credit Counselling Services Board and has been involved with the Credit Counselling Services of Newfoundland and Labrador for several years. He was a member of the provincial Agricultural Land Consolidation Committee. He is past Vice-Chair of the Holy Trinity School Council and Honorary Solicitor of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Veterans’ Association, as well as an Associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 56, and a member of the Multi-Cultural Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Prior to his call to the NL Bar, Thomas was the Truck Engine Representative for Caterpillar at Newfoundland Tractor and Equipment Limited.
Thomas is married to Noreen Greene Fraize, and they have three daughters, Lara, Kalli, and Alanna, and one granddaughter, Scarlett Burry.