Vice President Rick Sklarz joined FM3 in the Santa Monica office in 2004. He specializes in the design and implementation of survey questionnaires and the analysis of opinion data for public finance measures, nonprofit organizations, private companies, land-use/development firms, and political campaigns.
He has participated in a number of local and statewide campaigns including the successful passage of Proposition 84, a clean water conservation measure; Proposition 71, the California Stem-Cell Initiative; Propositions 68 and 70, the California Indian Gaming ballot measures; and the Washington State Charter School Referendum 55. Further, Mr. Sklarz has provided research for candidates seeking public office at the City, County, State and Federal levels.
Mr. Sklarz is highly experienced in conducting opinion research related to education. He has conducted survey research for many K-12 and community college districts throughout California and has helped secure billions of dollars through ballot measures to improve the quality of education at local public schools. In addition, Mr. Sklarz regularly conducts survey research for municipal governments seeking to secure additional revenue for local services through voter approved ballot measures.
Mr. Sklarz joined FM3 after receiving a master's degree in Public Policy from the University of Southern California. Mr. Sklarz also spent three years as a member of U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman's staff in Washington, DC where he worked on a variety of issues, including transportation, budget and taxation and government oversight. He may be reached at FM3's Santa Monica's office at (310) 828-1183 or email@example.com.