Tracy Silna Zur
Tracy Silna Zur
|Bergen County, New Jersey Freeholder|
|Assumed office |
January 2, 2013
Serving with Steven Tanelli
|Preceded by||Robert Hermansen|
|Born||March 12, 1969|
|Political party||Democratic Party (United States)|
|Residence||Franklin Lakes, New Jersey|
|Alma mater||University of Texas (B.A.) |
Fordham University (J.D.)
Personal life and education
Silna Zur holds a B.A. from the University of Texas and a J.D. from Fordham University. She is pursuing a Master's in Public Policy from Rutgers University. Silna Zur has three children with her husband, Bobby. She is a resident of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.
In addition to working in private practice, Silna Zur has served as a judge, prosecutor, and public defender. Silna Zur has also worked as legal counsel for Congressman Bill Pascrell, and served on the Bergen County Utilities Authority.
Silna Zur was elected to the Bergen County Board of Freeholders in 2012. Her election, along with that of Steven Tanelli, helped Democrats take control of the Board of Freeholders. Both Zur and Tanelli got eeelexted in the 2018 Midterm Election.
Silna Zur is considered a potential future Congressional candidate.
- "Freeholder Tracy Silna Zur". Bergen County, New Jersey. Archived from the original on 2013-11-08. Retrieved November 8, 2013.
- Zusman, Charles. "Bergen freeholder candidates debate before county-wide election; Forum sponsored by Jewish Standard and JCRC", Jewish Standard, October 19, 2012. Accessed November 10, 2013. "'Children have to live and thrive in a safe community,' Tracy Silna Zur of Franklin Lakes, Tanelli’s running mate, said. Government must provide for the needy but 'hold the line by making sure we have smarter government.'"
- Ensslin, John (November 6, 2012). "Democrats regain control of Bergen County Freeholders". North Jersey.com. Retrieved November 8, 2013.
- Livingston, Abby (November 8, 2013). "Runyan Retirement Sparks Rare Open N.J. Seat". Roll Call. Retrieved November 8, 2013.