Easley resident named to Tech Commission

Easley resident Thomas Strange has been appointed to the nine-member governing board of Tri-County Technical College.  Pickens County Council appointed Strange to the Tech Commission in April.  He is senior director of Research and Development for Abbott, formerly St. Jude Medical, in Liberty.  Strange has a background in materials science and is the author of 48 patents and numerous papers that cover all aspects of power component development.