Tri-State District Director, Brother Thomas (Tommy) Henderson was initiated into Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. as a charter member of the Tau Sigma Chapter seated at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM on November 22nd, 2003 and is currently a member of the Iota Psi Lambda Chapter seated in Albuquerque, NM. Bro. Henderson received his Associates Degree in Mechanical Design from the Morrison Institute of Technology, and his Bachelors Degree in Informational Systems and MBA in Human Resource Management from the College of Sante Fe.Bro. Henderson’s past fraternal service include chairing and/or leading a number of Alpha’s philanthropic efforts across several years including leading the fundraising efforts for one of our fraternity’s national partners; Big Brothers, Big Sisters in their Annual “Bowl for Kids’ Sake” Fundraiser, initiating and pioneering an Annual “Coats-for-Kids” drive in collaboration with the Albuquerque Education Foundation serving needy children through the Albuquerque Public Schools system and serving as Chairmen of the E.S. Foster Scholarship Fund which annually awards thousands of dollars in scholarship monies to deserving and high potential students within the Albuquerque and Rio Rancho School Systems.
Bro. Henderson is a native of Chicago, and has lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico, since 1984, when he began his career as a mechanical designer at Sandia National Laboratories. Since 2010, he has been a technical manager at Sandia, responsible for configuration management of product design information. Outside of his day job, Bro. Henderson also serves as the Minister of Music for his local church, Fellowship Baptist.
He is married to the phenomenal Mrs. Marion Henderson who is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and active member of the Iota Xi Omega Alumnae Chapter. Tommy also has four adult children; Jennifer, Thomas Jr., Samantha and Khari. Jennifer is an alumna of Clark Atlanta University, Thomas Jr., is an alumnus of the University of New Mexico, Samantha is a working professional and Khari is a student at the University of North Texas.