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Public Affairs & Government Relations

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Navigating The Complex Terrain of Public Opinion

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Terrain Consulting
Three West Carrillo Street
The Carrillo Bldg, Suite 211
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Office: 805.560.7397
Fax: 805.560.7398

Terrain Consulting offers our clients decades of experience in executing successful public affairs and government relations initiatives in the public and private sectors. Our proven track record in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura Counties speaks to our expertise and process.

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Our public affairs and government relations strategy, combined with our comprehensive public policy background, positions us to assist clients in project approval, policy development, and political campaigns. We not only offer the services our clients want but the ones they need to be successful.

Each client and project is unique. A custom team and strategic approach are developed to meet the client’s goals and objectives with outstanding project management provided by a lean and agile team of seasoned professionals.

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  • Public Affairs

  • Government Relations

  • Public Policy Advocacy

  • Creative Design & Production

  • Media Management & Crisis Communications

  • Public Opinion Research & Polling

  • Campaigns & Elections

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Public Sector

  1. Government Agencies - Local, State, Federal, and Special Districts

  2. Non-Profits & NGO’s

  3. Transportation Programs & Infrastructure

  4. Natural Resource Protection & Enhancement

  5. Education

Private Sector

  1. Agriculture - Legacy (farming, livestock, viticulture, etc.) and Cannabis

  2. Energy - Renewables, Oil & Natural Gas

  3. Real Estate Development - Commercial, Residential, and Hospitality

  4. High Tech
  5. Telecommunications

  6. Water, Waste Water, Solid Waste


  1. Candidate Campaigns

  2. Issue Initiatives Revenue Measures

  3. Pre-Electoral Activities

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     Our Team

Founders, Jim Youngson and Brian Robinson, have decades of experience working for elected officials, government agencies, candidates and campaigns.  For over two decades, they have made Terrain Consulting the Tri-Counties most sought after Public Affairs and Government Relations Firm.

Bios and references available upon request.

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     Our Clients

For over two decades Terrain Consulting has been providing valued services to a wide variety of clients from some of the largest corporations to important local community nonprofits and government agencies.  Our assemblage of clients is a testament to our ongoing success.

 Client list available upon request.