As the President and co-founder of Godbe Research, Mr. Godbe has more than 20 years of experience in public and voter opinion research to assist planning efforts, public education/outreach campaigns, governmental affairs programs, and political campaigns. In this capacity, he has conducted hundreds of projects at the national, state, and local levels for a diverse array of clients including transportation agencies, counties, councils and associations of government, libraries, water districts, as well as hundreds of cities, school districts, and special jurisdictions. He is a recognized leader and innovator in using voter opinion research to assess the feasibility of revenue measures and in designing public information campaigns to generate support for measures that would otherwise fail. Mr. Godbe is a recipient of the Silver Anvil Award from the Public Relations Society of America.
Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Godbe was Vice President of Research at a California-based public relations firm. And, he has served as a Senior Research Consultant at the Center for the Study of Los Angeles at Loyola-Marymount University. He has a master's degree from the University of Michigan where he studied survey research methodology at the Institute for Social Research, and a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley.