Ashley Trim | Malibu, Los Angeles County

Ashley Trim has worked in public policy at the local, state and national level, for both governments and non-profit organizations. Her experience as communications specialist for the City of Lancaster, CA, working with various city departments on public engagement and information efforts established her interest in the public engagement process, while also providing insight and understanding into the challenges and fears facing local government officials who wish to engage their residents. Trim has a BA in Government from Patrick Henry College and an MPP from the Pepperdine School of Public Policy. She writes and speaks about public engagement and transparency issues for local and online news organizations, Davenport Institute trainings, and national conferences and serves as Senior Editor of the Davenport Institute’s public engagement blogs.