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David C. Schulze
Chief of Staff

David Schulze
Executive Staff
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David Schulze is the Chief of Staff to the President/Executive Director at Dallas Area Rapid Transit. In this role, he provides oversight for the Office of the President/Executive Director, leads strategic, tactical and operational initiatives, oversees communications, and acts as strategic advisor to the President/Executive Director.

During his 29-year career as a lawyer in public service, Mr. Schulze has actively participated in many landmark projects including the reconstruction of Central Expressway in Dallas, DART's Light Rail system, Dallas City Council's 2000 redistricting, the Dallas ordinance that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation, and planning for expanded public transportation services across the North Texas region. He has worked extensively with governing boards on policy development, and has served as senior advisor on ethics and conflict of interest issues. Most recently, he led strategic initiatives, managed policy development, and provided analysis of critical issues for DART's executive team. Mr. Schulze also oversaw the creation of the DART Historical Archive.

Mr. Schulze holds a BBA from UT Austin and a law degree from Baylor. He is a member of the Leadership Dallas class of 2005 and has served on the governing boards of several local charities.

Professional Experience
Chief of Staff, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
VP Policy & Strategy, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Interim General Counsel, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Senior Assistant General Counsel, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Executive Assistant to the City Attorney, City of Dallas
Senior Assistant City Attorney, City of Dallas
Senior Assistant General Counsel, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Assistant General Counsel, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Assistant City Attorney, Eminent Domain & Real Estate, City of Dallas
Assistant City Attorney, Prosecution, City of Dallas

Leadership Dallas Class of 2005
Big Thought Board of Directors
DIFFA-Dallas Board of Directors

JD, Baylor University School of Law, 1990
BBA, University of Texas at Austin, 1982

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