Steve Silverman, Founder & Executive Director

Steve SilvermanSteve Silverman is the founder and chief content officer of Flex Your Rights (Flex).

In his formative years, Silverman did back-to-back internships with the Cato Institute and Families Against Mandatory Minimums. There he became sensitized to the twin evils of overcriminalization and overincarceration in the United States.

Silverman then worked for the national campus effort to repeal a federal law cutting college financial aid to students with drug convictions. As part of this grassroots work, he discovered that the vast majority of people are mystified by the basic rules of police search and seizure and due process of law. (Read full bio.)

Dain Roose-Snyder, Membership Director

Dain-PicDain Roose-Snyder was a longtime volunteer with Flex Your Rights before becoming Membership Director. He handles day-to-day communications for the organization, database management, web sales and inventory monitoring, and general outreach.

Roose-Snyder’s interest in know-your-rights education began … (Read full bio.)