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Name: Schneider, Daniel
Current Position: Former Acting Assistant Secretary
Daniel C. Schneider earned two undergraduate degrees from the University of Kansas and a law degree from Columbia University. He was the Commercial Attaché for the Kansas Commerce Department in the People’s Republic of China, and practiced law with a New York-based international law firm.
Prior to joining the Bush administration, Schneider worked for four years on Capitol Hill as the Chief of Staff to U.S. Congressman James R. Ryun. His first appointment in the executive branch was at the U.S. Department of Labor, where he served as the White House Liaison.
Prior to joining ACF, Schneider served as the General Counsel at the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), during which time he was detailed for one year to the White House Office of Presidential Personnel, where he served as the Deputy Associate Director. Schneider joined the Department of Health and Human Services in 2005 as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. He assumed the acting Assistant Secretary role effective April 9, 2007.


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