Stacey Smith serves as the Special Projects Director for NextGen Policy, assisting with team management, political operations, and advocacy campaigns — she also handles policy work in the veterans affairs area. She previously worked for NextGen America as Director of Outreach, managing legislative advocacy and the California political team’s electoral work at the Congressional level.
Prior to NextGen, Stacey was the Deputy State Director and State Press Liaison for United States Senator Barbara Boxer (D- CA), serving as the Senator’s liaison in northern California, overseeing six field offices, and managing press events across California.
Stacey proudly attended public schools from kindergarten through college and holds a BA in Government-Journalism from California State University, Sacramento. In her personal time she enjoys exploring California with her husband and two young sons, and coaching youth soccer.