Mrs. Barbara Schneider Rattan


Barbara Schneider Rattan has been a resident of the ARC since 2011. She is the widow of Lt. General (Ret) William H. Schneider, former commander of the Fifth Army at Ft. Sam Houston, and MG (Ret) Donald “Snapper” Rattan. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from George Mason University and has served in many leadership positions for a variety of nonprofit organizations throughout her career. She was the former Director of Administration for the National Republican Senatorial Committee in Washington, D.C. Her nonprofit service includes serving as President of the World Affairs Council of San Antonio, a Board member of the Cancer Center Council, Chairman of the Board of the American Red Cross – San Antonio Chapter, a Board Member of the Southwest Foundation Forum, Board Member of the Any Baby Can Alliance, President of the Board of Directors of the Bexar County Women’s Center, Board member of the San Antonio Sports Foundation, Trustee of Texas Military Institute, member of the Rotary Club, past president of the Alamo City Republican Women’s Club, and she is active in the Battle of Flowers Association.