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  • Marty Boyer
Communication Advantage
Strategic Communications Consulting

About Us

Marty Boyer


“There can be no meaningful solutions to today’s complex, highly visible issues unless we effectively communicate to the public we serve. This is the axiom upon which I built and continue to operate this firm.” – Marty Boyer

Partial List of Clients Served
  • California State Association of Counties
  • California Special Districts Association
  • California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI, State Office of Emergency Services)
  • Sacramento County
  • City of Roseville
  • Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
  • Sonoma County
  • Hanson, Bridgett LLP, San Francisco
  • California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
  • Solano County
  • East Bay Regional Park District
  • City of Fairfield
  • City of Irvine
  • Sacramento Public Libraries
  • San Bernardino County
  • Riverside County
  • Kern County
  • Stanislaus County
  • Various county pension plans
  • Ventura County
  • Inyo County
  • Sutter County
  • Napa County
  • National Association of Funeral Directors
  • Placer County
  • Covenant Aviation Security
  • CourseCo, Inc. (Golf course management)
  • Pacific Women’s Golf Association

“There are no solutions to complex issues unless we communicate
effectively with the public we serve.”

  • Crisis Management

  • Strategic Communications Planning

  • Issue Management

  • Editorial Tours/Writing

  • Media & Presentation Training

    These highly interactive workshops cover such critical communications topics as: Gaining confidence as "co-producer" of your own media coverage; Understanding the news media and "new media;" Effective messaging; Presentation and interview techniques; On-camera practice and review.

  • Writing Services

  • Facilitation


Robert Blum

Deputy General Counsel, Benefits The Permanente Medical Group (Kaiser physicians)

“As an attorney representing clients with sensitive  and complex issues, I have worked with Marty Boyer in various difficult public situations. Marty’s advice was key to resolving problems in a reasoned manner. She provides the public with forthright, understandable information that enables governing boards to make decisions guided by sound public policy. Clients respond to her candid style and respect her deep understanding of public policy.”


Neil McCormick

CEO, California Special Districts Association

“Marty Boyer is a talented communications specialist who assists clients in managing the most sensitive issues. She is also a gifted trainer who has helped thousands local government representatives strengthen their ability to communicate to the public through the news media and other public outreach activities.”


Steve Perez

General Manager, Rosamond Community Services District (Former CSAC President and Kern County Supervisor)

“Marty’s expertise and dynamic style make her training workshop a unique training opportunity. I was able to put the techniques learned to work immediately. She has also provided valuable and candid counsel to help me deal with difficult public issues in various positions throughout my career.”


Lynn Suter

Legislative Advocate, Local Government

"Marty Boyer is an exceptionally skilled media expert. I highly recommend her -- especially to anyone in the public sector."

Experienced in Many Issues

Marty Boyer has helped clients communicate to and build public support for virtually every high-visibility public policy issue, including:

  • Public safety – law enforcement, fire safety, emergency medical services, disaster management
  • Health
  • Social services/welfare
  • Child welfare
  • Budget and fiscal issues
  • Planning and zoning issues
  • Local ballot measures
  • Education
  • Special district management
  • Community services
  • Election operations
  • Human resources
  • Transportation
  • Parks, libraries, recreation
  • Legal/justice
  • Grand Jury reports, responses and process
  • Political/legislative processes
  • General government functions
  • Union/labor issues
  • Retirement associations/pension funding
  • Retail
  • Agricultural Commissioner issues
  • Public health
  • Golf development and operations
Contact Us

Marty Boyer

510-303-8794 (cell)

[email protected]