Parker Snider

Director of Policy Analysis

Parker Snider

Director of Policy Analysis

Originally from Memphis, Parker graduated from Samford University with an honors degree in Political Science. Before graduation, Parker interned with the Alabama Policy Institute, the United States House of Representatives, and the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. While at Samford, Parker served as Vice President of his graduating class and was published regularly in the school newspaper. After graduation and until returning to API, Parker worked full-time for multiple statewide senatorial campaigns. He is a member of the Church at Brook Hills, where he leads 3rd and 8th grade small groups.

FUN FACTS

1 Parker is a huge fan of all Tennessee athletics: "I'm a huge Tennessee sports fan. Volunteers, Grizzlies, Titans - all of them. Every year I wait for Tennessee to beat Alabama in football. Every year I am disappointed. It'll happen one day."

Publications by Parker Snider

Mobile Radio: Parker Snider discusses the importance of census participation in Alabama

API director of policy analysis Parker Snider recently appeared on Mobile Radio to discuss the importance of the upcoming 2020 Census to Alabamians. Snider addressed misconceptions of how seats in the House of Representatives are allocated, how Census numbers influence business decisions, and why all Alabamians should ensure they are counted in the 2020 Census. […]

Why limited-government conservatives should participate in the Census

For limited-government conservatives, slamming your door on the person who says, “I’m with the federal government and I’d like to ask you a few questions” may indeed be a natural response. It is not, however, considerably helpful, especially to the conservative cause. In fact, Alabamians failing to be counted in the 2020 Census could fuel debilitating blows to the conservative movement, both in Alabama and across the nation.