Andrew Schmidt

Senior Government Relations Representative


Andrew Shmidt profileAs Senior Government Relations Representative, Andrew represents The Conservation Fund to the Administration, Congress, and non-governmental organizations regarding federal conservation policy and funding priorities. Andrew is the primary liaison with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, as well as the Fund’s lead on Farm Bill policy issues, and works closely with Congressional offices representing Midwestern states.

Andrew joined The Conservation Fund in 2020, after previously working on Farm Bill and wildlife conservation issues at Ducks Unlimited and the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. He holds an M.A. in Government from The Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in Political Science from Christopher Newport University.

Contact: aschmidt@conservationfund.org     Phone: (571) 357- 4963    Office: National Headquarters (VA)