Dave Schryver became the Executive Vice President of the American Public Gas Association (APGA) in August of 2006. He joined as Vice President for Congressional Affairs in February, 2004. In this position, he is responsible for coordinating and implementing legislative and regulatory advocacy efforts for the association.
Prior to joining APGA Dave worked for the American Public Power Association as a Senior Government Relations Representative. While at APPA, Dave worked on comprehensive energy legislation and served as liaison to the APPA Policy Makers Council, a group of locally-elected and appointed officials that advocate on behalf of public power.
Dave also served as Manager of the Government Affairs Department for Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU), a four-service municipally-owned utility. In this position, he oversaw CSU’s legislative advocacy efforts at both the federal and state level. He also served on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Water Congress and the National Water Resources Association. Prior to joining CSU, he worked on Capitol Hill for seven years for Senator John Breaux from Louisiana. In 2008 Dave earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). In 2009 he completed the 4-year Institute of Organization Management (IOM), a four-year nonprofit leadership training program
Dave holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.