Townsend Public Affairs, Inc. is proud to announce that Austin Webster has joined our firm as a Senior Associate in the TPA State Capitol Office.
Austin brings a decade of state and federal legislative advocacy experience to TPA. He has policy expertise in higher education, K-12 education, agriculture, natural resources, trade, public pensions, and the State Budget process.
Austin has developed effective relationships in Sacramento with the State Legislature, Administration, and key agencies. He also maintains a network of contacts with several regional and local political organizations located throughout California.
Prior to joining TPA, Austin served as the principal lobbyist and lead spokesman for a higher education advocacy organization. An example of his many achievements: Austin helped secure an earmark in the amount of $4.5 million in the State Budget of the California Community College system for the provision of student mental health services.
Welcome to the firm Austin! We are happy to have you.