Lynda Chilstrom draws on 24 years of experience to expertly manage successful public relations and public affairs efforts for Goff Public’s clients.
As a registered lobbyist, she skillfully drafts legislation, prepares testimony and fact sheets for legislative hearings on behalf of clients, coordinates coalition efforts, and communicates clients’ positions with key decision makers. She monitors legislative proceedings and provides clients with up-to-the-minute information.
While at Goff Public, Lynda has coordinated successful multi-state lobbying efforts across the country. She has built relationships with legislators in Wisconsin, Iowa and Michigan and actively represents clients in Madison, Des Moines, and Lansing.
For instance, Lynda coordinates multi-state lobbying efforts for Polaris Industries. Under her management from 2009-2012, 25 states have passed legislation updating their ATV definitions, enabling Polaris’s newest, most innovative products to be registered and used on public land and state trails.
Lynda also provides legislative support and helps develop key messages for clients including Wirtz Beverage of Minnesota and a joint effort of Hamline University, Concordia University-Saint Paul, and the University of Saint Thomas.
Lynda also manages major research and publication projects for a variety of clients. For the past 17 years, she has skillfully coordinated the research, writing, design, and printing of the Saint Paul Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA) annual market report.
Lynda has an associate’s degree from the Minneapolis Business College and spends her free time exploring state parks, completing home improvement projects, and attending her children’s school activities and sporting events.