Former Executive Director, Let’s Move Initiative, Office of the First Lady of the United States
Robin Schepper is a senior advisor to the Bipartisan Policy Center’s nutrition and physical activity initiative. She is the former executive director of the first lady’s initiative Let’s Move! In that role, Schepper built up the program and worked with twelve federal agencies, tribal governments, local elected officials, national organizations, sports leagues, media celebrities, and the private sector to find ways to engage every sector of society to combat the epidemic of childhood obesity. She uses her background in international events, four Democratic presidential campaigns, communications and community organizing to bring stakeholders together to develop strategies for helping kids be more physically active and to get the nutrition they need. Over the past 20 years, Schepper’s career has spanned many arenas. She has served as Washington state director for Clinton-Gore, consulted for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, and served as a committee staff director for Senator Tom Daschle.