Executive Director of Government and External Affairs
Steven A. Schechter was named executive director of government and external affairs in October 2011. He holds a B.A. in political science from Harpur College, State University of New York at Binghamton.
The executive director of government and external affairs is responsible for external public support for Brooklyn College and manages the college’s relationship with elected officials at the local, state, and federal levels. He works in collaboration with city, state, and federal agencies to advance the college's mission. He also coordinates the college's work with community groups and other stakeholders in Brooklyn and New York City, and across New York State.