Megan Schmidt

State Affairs Manager

Megan Schmidt is a state affairs manager at the Foundation for Government Accountability. In this role, Megan is responsible for the day-to-day success of our state activities, ensuring that stakeholders have the resources and information necessary to advance FGA reforms.

Prior to joining FGA, Megan was the Chief of Staff for the Kansas Office of the State Bank Commissioner where she managed special projects and advised the Commissioner on matters concerning the agency. Immediately prior to joining the Office of the State Bank Commissioner, she served as the Interim Director of Appointments in Governor Brownback’s Administration. In addition, she has previously served several years in the Brownback Administration under the Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff, helping recruit individuals from across the state to serve on boards and commissions and working on special projects.

Megan earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Kansas State University. She currently serves as a board member on the Advisory Group on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and is an alumni of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Excellence in Public Service Series. Megan currently resides in Topeka, Kansas.