Tom Schnurr

Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs

Tom Schnurr_2018.jpgTom Schnurr is the Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs at the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities.

Prior to joining CICU, Tom was the Deputy Political Director at the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. As part of the Political Department he worked on consumer protection, worker-safety, and hospital patient safety legislation and initiatives.  He also worked on various electoral campaigns in Queens and Brooklyn.

Tom was named as a 40 Under 40 Rising Star in New York City Politics in 2015 by City and State.  

Tom is a Queens New York native and a graduate of Fordham University. He is a member of the Steering Committee for the Father Theodore T. Farley Scholarship at Fordham University.