Steve Wymer (Washington State University, '02) has been announced as Master of Ceremonies at the 2017 Biennial Convention!

Steve is the Vice President of Communications and Policy at Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods.

Wymer has diverse executive leadership experience in the public policy sector, media, and technology industries, in addition to extensive experience in the developing world leading democracy and civic engagement initiatives for the U.S. Department of State. Before moving to Silicon Valley from Washington, D.C. in 2011, he spent nearly a decade serving as a senior advisor to three U.S. Senators and a term as President of the U.S. Senate Press Secretaries Association. Prior to joining Nextdoor, Wymer lead global communications and a variety of marketing and policy functions for TiVo.

Wymer grew up in Chewelah, WA. A resident of San Jose, CA, Steve is active in a variety of Bay Area non-profit and community service organizations.