Press Release of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer

For Immediate Release:
January 6, 2011  
Contact:
Washington D.C. Office (202) 224-3553

Boxer Announces Yvette Martinez as New Deputy State Director  


Washington, D.C.
– U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today announced the following addition to her California staff:

Yvette Martinez will join Boxer’s office as a Deputy State Director and Senior Adviser, where she will help oversee operations of the Los Angeles, San Diego and Riverside offices and advise the Senator on key policy issues.  

Martinez most recently served as a founding partner of Progressive Strategy Partners in Los Angeles and has advised campaigns including those of Alex Padilla for the California State Senate and Hilda Solis for Congress. After Solis’ successful election to Congress, Martinez served as her district chief of staff, where she led outreach on various environmental justice and open space issues in the San Gabriel Valley. Before founding Progressive Strategy Partners, Martinez was the Political Director for the 1996 Clinton/Gore campaign in California. 

Martinez advised Senator Boxer’s successful re-election campaign last year and served on Boxer’s campaigns in 2004 and 1992. She worked in Senator Boxer’s Washington, D.C., office in 1993 and 1994.