Dave Snyder Vice President International Policy for APCIA

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Dave Snyder is Vice President, International Policy for APCIA.  In this capacity, he helps develop and then advocate policy on domestic and international regulatory issues.  He is a lawyer and CPCU.  He is a magna cum laude graduate of Dickinson College and holds a J.D. from George Washington University.  

After working for the U.S. Fire Administration, he served with the Pennsylvania Insurance Department as the legislative liaison and hearing officer, as a Pennsylvania Deputy Attorney General in torts litigation, and as General Counsel of the Pennsylvania Commerce Department, after which he joined Nationwide Insurance in government relations. These positions included litigation, administrative law and advocacy.  Dave then worked for the two predecessor organizations of APCIA.

Dave has presented before State, federal and international regulatory and legislative bodies, including in many States, NAIC, NCOIL, Congress, IAIS, OECD and FSB and has been quoted frequently in the news media. He currently chairs the Global Federation of Insurance Associations’ Market Conduct and Corporate Governance Working Groups. 

He is also a local elected official, having served as a City Council Member since 1994, including terms as Mayor and Vice Mayor.  Dave has chaired and serves on the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, the Metropolitan Washington Transportation Planning Board and the Metropolitan Washington Air Quality Committee. He currently chairs the National Capital Region Emergency Preparedness Council.  In 2010 he received the award for regional service.  He is a licensed EMT and is a Life Member of a Washington, DC area rescue squad.