Government Affairs Committee
Director of Government Affairs
Tom Delaney is Director of Government Affairs for the Professional Landcare Network.. He was with the Professional Lawn Care Association of America (PLCAA) for 15 years, four of which he also served as Executive Vice President.
Prior to joining PLCAA, Delaney spent 15 years as a State of Georgia as a pesticide regulator. A native of New York, Delaney attended the State University of New York, and received a BSA in Agricultural Economics from the University of Georgia.
He has testified before U.S. Senate and House subcommittees at lawn care and FIFRA hearings involving pesticides and lawn care regulations. He has worked closely with EPA, FTC, GAO and the media on a range of issues affecting the lawn care industry.
In 1994 he received Landscape Management's Lawn Care Industry Person of the Year Award. In 2002, he was one of the recipients of the industry's Leadership Award sponsored by Lawn & Landscape magazine and Bayer Environmental Science.