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Jacqlyn Schneider


Jacqlyn Schneider

Life at FGS Global

Co-leads the Food team, providing strategic, political, legislative and regulatory counsel on all things food, nutrition and agriculture.

Life Pre-FGS Global

Deputy Staff Director for the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry for Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), over 16 years experience on Capitol Hill, in both House and Senate.

Life Beyond FGS Global

Traveling the world, hiking, biking, dining or out and about in Washington D.C. with her awesome rescue pup, AWoo…and occasionally a foster or two.

A Partner at FGS Global, Jacqlyn Schneider co-leads the Global Food Team where she uses her Capitol Hill experience to provide strategic, political, legislative and regulatory counsel on a wide array of food, nutrition, climate and agriculture issues.

Jacqlyn joined FGS Global following more than 16 years leading food and agriculture policy on Capitol Hill, most recently serving as Deputy Staff Director for the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry under Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI). In her role leading the Committee, Jacqlyn directed the Chairwoman’s work on all food and agriculture policy, overseeing the development and passage of several Farm Bills, as well as a variety of key nutrition, food labeling, Coronavirus relief and climate bills and working extensively with the White House, USDA, FDA and other federal agencies on regulatory implementation. Jacqlyn also brings a deep understanding of nutrition and food access issues, and she was instrumental in the creation and expansion of key policies related to specialty crops, local, regional and organic foods, and improving support for minority and underserved farmers.

Prior to joining the Senate, Jacqlyn served as Legislative Director for Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA), managing his legislative team as well as a wide variety of issues ranging from immigration and trade to education and foreign policy. Earlier in her career, she worked for the Biotechnology Industry Organization in federal government relations.

Jacqlyn is a graduate of James Madison University and a native Michigander.

Jacqlyn Schneider
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