John V. Drzewicki

Policy Advisor

John Drzewicki draws on his experience on Capitol Hill to assist clients in developing and executing legislative and policy agendas specific to their needs. John has ample experience leading legislative efforts and coordinating with House and Senate committees, the White House, leadership offices, and interest groups to enact long-term political goals. He previously served as the policy director and deputy chief of staff of the House Republican Conference. In this role, he advised Chairwoman Liz Cheney and other key stakeholders on relevant policy, political, and strategic issues, and was responsible for developing the Conference’s policy agenda.

John cultivated a thorough understanding of the legislative process and established strategic relationships with party leaders and senior staff members throughout his tenure on Capitol Hill. As deputy chief of staff for Congressman John Katko, he facilitated the passage of fifteen bills through the House of Representatives and oversaw the congressman’s successful bid to become co-chairman of the Republican Tuesday Group. John worked closely with Tuesday Group leadership to advance the group’s priorities and facilitated weekly member meetings.

John also served as legislative director for Congressman Scott Perry. In this role, he drafted legislation included in the FAST Act that prohibited the secretary of transportation from raising the minimum insurance limits on motor carriers and drafted and offered as an amendment to the FAST Act legislation that would have provided funding for public transportation services offered by high-performing public and private systems. He also worked with stakeholders on language included in the Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2015 to facilitate the delivery of packages by unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and passed an amendment to the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015, which required the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish standard operating procedures for the Department’s use of UAS.

Experience

Government Experience

  • Deputy chief of staff, Office of Congressman John Katko, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Legislative director, Office of Congressman Scott Perry, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Senior legislative assistant, Office of Congressman Scott Perry, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Legislative assistant, Office of Congressman Steve Austria, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Legislative correspondent/intern coordinator, Office of Congressman Steve Austria, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Staff assistant, Office of Congressman Steve Austria, U.S. House of Representatives

Credentials
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Education

  • B.A. Political Science Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 2010