Trudy Schafer

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Senior Director for Program

Trudy Schafer is the Senior Director for Program of the LWVC Education Fund and works on many projects in community education. Her focus on League priorities includes redistricting, money in politics, and budget reform. Schafer also worked to ensure effective selection and functioning of the new Citizens Redistricting Commission. Ms. Schafer served as president of the Sacramento County League and on the LWVC board as legislation director before joining the League’s staff in 1992. Ms. Schafer received a B.A. from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Chicago. She and her neurologist husband John are enjoying being grandparents of a nearly two-year-old and love having both of their grown children nearby in San Francisco.