Thomas Sheedy is President and founder of Atheists for Liberty. Sheedy is an entrepreneur from Long Island, New York. He is an undergraduate in the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs at the University at Albany, where he serves as the Public Relations Chair for the University at Albany College Republicans.
He has appeared on multiple podcasts, blogs, and YouTube video interviews, and has participated extensively in student atheist activism.
Sheedy was an Assistant State Director for American Atheists, President of the Long Island Atheists, a member of the Americans United for Separation of Church and State‘s Youth Advisory Council, Event Organizer for Center for Inquiry Long Island, President and founder of the Ward Melville High School Secular Student Alliance, and a member of the Center for Inquiry Student Advisory Committee from Fall 2015 to Summer 2016.
In 2015 he received the Richard and Beverly Hermsen Student Activist Award from the Freedom From Religion Foundation and was FFRF’s Student of the Year. He also holds memberships with Turning Point USA at SUNY Albany, Louder With Crowder Mug Club, the National Rifle Association of America, The Ripon Society, and the American Conservation Coalition.