Member, Audubon Commission
The Rev. Tom Watson has dedicated his life to public service as a pastor, community organizer and leader in the City of New Orleans. In 1988, Tom Watson was ordained into ministry and assumed pastoral leadership on the same night. Pastor Watson serves as Senior Pastor of Watson Memorial Teaching Ministries. He is a commissioned officer in the U.S. army Reserves where he holds the rank of Major.
Pastor Watson has worked in several programs in conjunction with the city's welfare department, including the Youth Service Bureau, Juvenile Treatment, Community Court Associated Programs, Assistant Superintendent of Youth Study Center and Superintendent of Milne Boys Home.