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Lynda Friesz-Martin - Lynda Friesz Public Relations, Inc.. Boise, ID, US

Lynda Friesz-Martin

President | Lynda Friesz Public Relations, Inc.


Energetic, dynamic speaker that connects Social Media to Traditional Public Relations Campaigns









Lynda Friesz-Martin draws from nearly 30 years of public relations and public involvement experience, working with major corporate and public sector clients, special events and professional sports. Her core strengths include communication strategy, project management and facilitation.
Career milestones include developing a local event/sponsorship program that helped Bull’s-Eye Barbecue Sauce become the number-one selling barbecue sauce in the nation. Ms. Friesz-Martin also takes pride in the fact that she helped pioneer public involvement for Idaho’s Transportation Department.
She has managed public involvement efforts for the City of Meridian, City of Boise, Ada County, Ada County Highway District, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, the Federal Highway Administration, the Alaska Department of Transportation and the Idaho Transportation Department. She has supervised the public outreach process on more than 30 projects within the last five years.

Industry Expertise (6)

Public Relations and Communications

Media - Print

Media - Broadcast

Media - Online

Social Media


Areas of Expertise (3)

New Media and Transportation

Integrating Social Media in Your Communication Strategy

Strategic Communications

Accomplishments (1)

Women of the Year (professional)

Idaho Business Review, Women of the Year Honoree

Education (2)

Boise State University: B.A. Communication, Communication 1982

Continuing Education: Micro MBA, Boise State University Oregon Law Institute NEPA Training FHWA NEPA Training Institute for Participatory Management & Planning, Systematic Development of Informed Consent International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) – Communications for Effective Public Participation

Boise State University: B.A. Communication, Communication 1982

Affiliations (5)

  • International Association of Public Participation
  • Women in Transportation
  • Capital City Communicators
  • Public Relations Society of America
  • International Association of Facilitators

Sample Talks (1)

New Media and Transportation, Tradition, Trends and The Future

We Twitter, we Facebook, we Skype! What more can we do to get the word out? Find out what's on the horizon for social networking and public affairs over the net. Our expert presenter has the latest news and trends on how we can use these tools for transportation projects



  • Keynote
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC
  • Author Appearance


500 to 2000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee