Thomas (TJ) Blakley is currently serving his first term on the South Colonie Board of Education. Blakley he is a contract management specialist for the New York State Office of Mental Health and works to execute contracts for various statewide facilities.
Blakley is very active in the local sports community having supported the local Colonie Junior Raiders football program for 11 years and serving as the commissioner of the program for eight of those years. Additionally, he is the treasurer for the Colonie Football booster club and on the executive board for Colonie Little League.
Blakley has resided in the South Colonie School District for 14 years. He has three children that currently attend South Colonie schools.