Through her extensive experience both on and off the airwaves, Ysabel Bilbao is an expert in strategic crisis communications and grassroots campaigns to ensure public awareness, outreach, education and engagement. Ysabel played a key role in successfully stopping a national monument from threatening 2.5 million acres of public land in Oregon and led the communications effort in the recent gubernatorial campaign for now Governor Brad Little. Ysabel Bilbao is an owner and partner at Bilbao & Co., an Idaho-based public and government affairs firm. She is an award-winning television news journalist specializing in crime, courts and the legislature. Ysabel served on Idaho’s Public Information Emergency Response team. She is trained in the National Incident Management System by FEMA and the Bureau of Homeland Security.