Cochran was born and raised in Lansing. He and his wife, Kathy, live in Mason and are the parents of three sons.
Firefighter, Lansing City Fire Department
Fire Chief, Lansing City Fire Department
Paramedic, Lansing City Fire Department
He served as a union representative and president with the International Association of Fire Fighters Lansing Local 421.Tom previously served on the Mason School Board for 10 years. He has also served on many other community boards, including the Tri-County Emergency Medical Control Authority Board, the Ingham County 911 Board and the Ingham County Elder Death Review Team.
Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Transportation and Infrastructure
Bachelors, Public Safety, Management, Siena Heights University
Associates, Fire Science, Lansing Community College
Attended, Western Michigan University