Andy Thomson was elected to the Boca Raton City Council in a special election in August 2018 and secured re-election unopposed in March 2020.

He has served as the Vice-Chair of Boca Raton’s Community Redevelopment Agency and sat on the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency’s governing board. Prior to his time on the City Council, Andy served on the City of Boca Raton’s Education Task Force and Community Advisory Panel.

A Georgia Tech graduate in electrical engineering and a former college football player, Thomson earned his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law. He is a practicing attorney at the Boca Raton law firm of Baritz & Colman LLP, an adjunct professor at FAU teaching local and state government, and a dedicated family man who has lived in greater Boca Raton for over 10 years. Andy and his wife Joanna have been blessed with five children.