Navigating the Complexities of Government Relations
Blue Water Government Affairs is here to help you establish the relationships and speak the language necessary to secure the success of your project or business. We provide comprehensive services for legislative, regulatory, and campaign efforts.
- Outreach & Communication to Officials at all Levels of Government
- Regulatory Policy Analysis & Tracking
- Local Ordinance Drafting
- Representation at and Reporting on Civic Meetings
- Coalition Building & Community Outreach
- Presentation Training for Legislative Hearings, Public Testimony, and Agency Meetings
- Paid Communications: Canvassing & Phone Banking
- Ballot Initiative Writing & Management
- Political Action Committee (PAC) Organization & Management
- Coalition Building
- Community Outreach & Education
- Strategic Communication Development
Our Management Team
Drawing on years of campaign, legislative and advocacy experience, the Blue Water Government Affairs team has built the knowledge and resources to ensure that you are communicating effectively with your local government and industry association and partners. Meet the team.
Dallin Young is the founder and President of Blue Water Government Affairs, where he leads the strategic and operational efforts with a comprehensive understanding of political landscapes and policy development.
Dallin Young's Full Bio
Dallin Young is the founder and President of Blue Water Government Affairs, where he leads strategic and operational efforts. Building on years of campaign experience and grassroots organizing, Mr. Young is a keen judge of political climate and issues. Dallin is very skilled at building the industry and advocacy relationships necessary to effect change at the local government level. Dallin has helped ensure the passage of legislation throughout San Diego County including the cities of San Diego, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, Oceanside, Imperial Beach, Chula Vista, and the Unincorporated County.
Young began his career in politics as a consultant during the 2012 election cycle. He has since worked on over 30 campaigns throughout the state of California including some of the largest and most closely watched races in San Diego County history. Young maintains very close ties to the San Diego political arena as an appointed member of the San Diego County Democratic Central Committee and by providing data, voter targeting, and technological support to numerous candidates and campaigns each election cycle.
Dallin is also Chair of the Cannabis Chamber of Commerce’s Advocacy and Legislative Committee, a trade association working to establish common sense cannabis regulations throughout Southern California. An early participant in the campaign for licensed cannabis in Southern California, Young has extensive knowledge of the political process surrounding cannabis legislation.
In addition to his work in both politics and the cannabis industry, Young is a passionate advocate in the disability community as a board member for the San Diego Disability Services Advisory Committee as well as a six-year high school Assistant Varsity wrestling coach at Canyon Crest Academy.
Virginia Casey is the Director of Communications at Blue Water Government Affairs and is responsible for media relations and community outreach as well as legislative and regulatory research.
Virginia Casey's Full Bio
Virginia Casey is the Director of Communications at Blue Water Government Affairs and is responsible for media relations and community outreach as well as legislative and regulatory research. Virginia has over 25 years experience as a communications professional in both the nonprofit and international sectors.
With a background in writing, advocacy, and community education, Ms. Casey helps Blue Water’s clients and partners build the communication and outreach efforts needed to campaign for and pass legislation and regulations that benefit all stakeholders.
In addition to Blue Water Government Affairs, Virginia is also an advocate for and speaker on today’s licensed cannabis market, empowering all members of the community to make informed decisions about cannabis. In her spare time, Virginia is a PTA volunteer, enjoys playing padel, participating in a local running club and being back in San Diego where she grew up.
Why Choose Blue Water?
Our backgrounds in political campaigning, policy creation, PAC management, and community engagement allow us to work at any level to deliver regulatory analysis and changes for any industry.
State and local governments play a critical role in all aspects of business, and too many of our decision makers lack the necessary information to create effective policies. We work tirelessly to develop comprehensive legislation for all businesses.
Blue Water Government Affairs is here to help you navigate these relationships and ensure that your interests are protected and heard at both the state and local levels.