Join AIPAC Members in Albuquerque for a dinner briefing at 6:30 p.m.
Director of International Affairs, AIPAC
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Dinner Provided. This event is off the record and closed to the press.
About the Speaker:
Stephen Schneider is AIPAC’s Director of International Affairs and Deputy Director of Policy and Government Affairs based in Washington, DC. Stephen is the organization’s main liaison to members of the overseas and Washington, DC diplomatic corps. In this capacity, Stephen meets regularly with US-based diplomats and political officials from overseas. Stephen has also directed AIPAC’s international homeland security agenda which has successfully brought together cyber, border and counter terrorism officials from North America, Europe, NATO and Israel. The International Affairs Department also serves as the key AIPAC office managing the multitude of international Jewish and pro-Israel relationships in overseas communities.
Stephen is a member of the AIPAC senior staff and previously served as Director of Political Information. Stephen has a long history of domestic and international political and advocacy work. He served as the Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the Governor of Oregon. In that capacity, he was the Governor’s top political advisor, oversaw a number of policy portfolios, and served on the Governor's Security Council. Stephen also served for several years as an Oregon Assistant Attorney General.
Stephen has worked in electoral politics for many years both in the United States and abroad. He has worked on or managed campaigns at the local, state and national level, including the position of Political Director for Ron Wyden’s successful first run for the U.S. Senate.
Stephen has also promoted political advocacy for the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, based in Washington, D.C. Serving as a staff member or consultant/trainer, Stephen has worked with emerging political parties and elected officials in Bosnia, Yemen, Algeria, Russia, Macedonia, Ukraine, Qatar and Tanzania.
Stephen is a graduate of the University of Oregon and received his Juris Doctorate from the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. He also studied at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. He is a member of the Oregon and Washington, D.C. Bar Associations.