Board of Directors

Tom Sprague


County Position


Originally selected


Term expires

Tom Sprague is a member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. Representing the entertainment and hospitality industry in Harris County for the past thirty years, Mr. Sprague served as President and Business Manager for Stage Local 51. During this time, he also worked backstage with Houston’s finest entertaining venues. While working also for the International Office as a representative, he helped in the formation of the Studio Mechanics union (Local 484) for the film worker in the State of Texas.

Mr. Sprague has served on the Executive Board of the Harris County AFL-CIO. As a proud member of the Texas Association of Sports Officials, he has worked many athletic events within Harris County. He has worked for Spring/Klein Sports Association, Spring Branch Memorial Sports Association, NW 45 Sports Association and Humble Sports Association. He has officiated many high school baseball and volleyball contests as a member of TASO.

Mr. Sprague grew up in Amityville, New York. He is a Viet Nam Veteran, having served in the Navy, as a member of VP-47 home-based in California. He graduated from San Jose State University with a BS Business, Accounting degree. After moving the Houston in 1979, he met his wife, Cheryl. They have a son and daughter and six grandchildren.