About Tom

Tom Westmoreland is originally from Huntington Beach, California and grew up at Lake Tahoe. At the age of nineteen he served a mission for his church in Indiana after which he attended Utah Valley University. Since that time he has worked in business development, publishing and marketing.

Having been actively involved in politics in Nevada and Utah, Tom has served as a Republican State Delegate, worked on the Utah Public Lands issue, served four years on the Eagle Mountain City Council, and this year as mayor pro tempore.

For twenty years Tom has had a passion for studying American history and the works of the Founding Fathers of this great country. As a result of that study he has written a book on the Constitution. One of his prize possessions is a collection of full size copies of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and Bill of Rights that hang prominently in his home. He is also a Life Member of the NRA.

Tom and his wife Rebekah have nine children and three grandchildren. They chose to move to Eagle Mountain in 2008 because they felt it was the best place to raise a family.


QUALIIFIED: Tom has over 30 years experience in business development, marketing, and management. He has successfully negotiated contracts with some of the toughest businessmen Las Vegas has to offer. He helped bring the public lands debate to the forefront of state and national discussion. He has actively served on the Eagle Mountain City Council for nearly four years and as Mayor Pro Tempore has been available to serve in the mayors place when Mayor Pengra has been out of town.

ACCOMPLISHED: Over the last four years Tom has accumulated an impressive list of accomplishments. (See list of accomplishments.) He has owned successful businesses. He has enjoyed a history of serving in his church. He is a father to nine children and a loving and dedicated husband to his wife, Rebekah.

STUDIED IN CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES: Tom has written a book on the constitution and lectures on constitution history. He is also an avid reader of books on history, religion, leadership, business, and political thought.

CONSERVATIVE: Tom has a four-year voting record supporting sound fiscal policy, privatization of city services, and small limited government. He is a Life Member of the NRA. His role models include Ronald Reagan, George Washington, and Jesus Christ.

REASONABLE: Tom is not driven by agenda, personal ambition, or quest for power but the desire to serve and reason-out the best course for our community. The best way a mayor can lead is to communicate and reason with those whom he serves.