Lupe Schoenberger works with IDLF Solutions as Senior Advisor. She brings over 20 years of political and government experience to the firm. Lupe utilizes her knowledge of the legislative process, along with her established relationships withelected and appointed officials, to help our clients achieve their goals.
Lupe most recently served as District Director for California State Senator Mark DeSaulnier in Contra Costa and Alameda County. Prior to that, she was the Senior Legislative Analyst to the Oakland City Council, Chief of Staff to Oakland City Council President Ignacio De La Fuente, and Assistant to Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown. In these capacities, Lupe worked extensively with public agencies and the political, business and stakeholder communities. She provided analysis on local and state legislative policies to the City Council and developed legislation related to land use regulation, economic development, government programs and budgeting. She was the point person for the City’s state and federal legislative agendas.
Lupe has extensive experience in public outreach, communications and coalition building. She has worked on numerous political strategy teams for local, state, and federal races and is skilled at political fundraising and campaign field operations.