Alex Schaefer

Legislative Director, Natural Resources Committee
Office of Government Relations

Alex Schaefer serves as legislative director of the Natural Resources Committee of the Office of Government Relations at the National Governors Association. Schaefer is responsible for directing the development and implementation of governors’ strategic priorities through the Natural Resources Committee. The committee focuses on a broad range of issues in the areas of agriculture, energy, the environment and states’ natural resources. She also assists NGA’s amicus work in the federal and state appellate and U.S. Supreme Court cases of interest to states.

Previously, Schaefer served as legislative associate, legislative coordinator and intern at the National Governors Association. Prior to joining NGA, she served as an intern of lobbying and policy at the National Head Start Association, and as an intern for the Office of Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH).

Schaefer received her bachelor of arts in individualized studies with a concentration in human rights advocacy from Miami University. She is member of Women in Government Relations, as well as Women’s Congressional Golf Association.

Alex originally hails from Ohio.