Botzer Consulting



677V0387_web.jpg (27242 bytes)This the web site for Marsha Botzer and Botzer Consulting..

Botzer Consulting provides assistance to business, government, educational institutions, interested private groups, and psychological and medical communities on issues of gender identity and gender transition.  We are also available to human resource departments when issues surrounding workplace gender transition need to be handled in a fair and compassionate manner.

For a description of what we do, please see the Services page.

Marsha Botzer has provided services to:

bulletAccessLine Technologies
bulletAging and Adult Services Administration
bulletAir Touch Cellular
bulletAmerica Friends Service Committee, Inc.
bulletAntioch University
bulletCenter for Human Services
bulletCatholic Community Services Southwest
bulletComprehensive Mental Health
bulletEdmonds Community College
bulletEvergreen State College
bulletFircrest School
bulletFirst Hill Care Center
bulletEmployee Assistance Professionals Association, Inc.
bulletGreater Seattle Business Association
bulletGreen River Community College
bulletHarborview Trauma Group
bulletHighline Community College
bulletHome Alive
bulletInternational Foundation for Gender Education
bulletNewport Presbyterian Church
bulletNoel Shelter for Women
bulletParents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
bulletPhoenix Rising
bulletProvidence Health System
bulletReproductive Health 2002 Conference
bulletSeattle Central Community College
bulletSeattle Child Service Center
bulletSeattle Children's Home
bulletSeattle City Light
bulletSeattle Mental Health
bulletSeattle Public Schools
bulletSeattle Rape Relief
bulletSeattle University
bulletShoreline Community College
bulletStonewall Youth
bulletTacoma Rotary
bulletUniversity of Washington, Department of Psychology
bulletUniversity of Washington, Department of Social Work
bulletUniversity of Washington, School of Medicine
bulletUniversity of Washington, School of Nursing
bulletUniversity Youth Services
bulletWashington State University
bulletWashington State Department of Social and Health Services
bulletWashington State Department of Transportation
bulletWestern Washington State Hospital
bulletWestern Washington University
bulletYakima Memorial Hospital
bulletYWCA of Seattle, King County


Marsha Botzer worked as a psychotherapist in private practice from 1990 to 2003 in Seattle Washington.  She currently serves on many Boards of Directors of governmental agencies and human rights organizations.

She has been honored for her work:

bullet2006: Civil Rights Hero award from Lambda Legal
bullet2006: Lifetime Achievement Award from DASA and MHD (Department of Health and Human Services)
bullet2004: Horace Mann Award from Antioch University Seattle
bullet2004: Grand Marshall Seattle Pride Celebration
bullet2004: Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Federation for Gender Education
bullet2003: Human Rights Campaign Equality Award from the Human Rights Campaign
bullet2003: Community Leader of the Year Award from the Greater Seattle Business Association


Some of Marsha's current work included:

bulletBoard Member National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, since 2000.  Treasurer 2002 to 2004, Vice-Chair 2004 to 2005, Co-Chair 2005 to present.
bulletBoard Member, The Pride Foundation
bulletFounding Board member Equal Rights Washington
bulletFounding Board member Discrimination Free Washington
bulletFounding Board Member Seattle LGBT Community Center
bulletBoard of Visitors Antioch University Seattle
bulletBoard Member, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services Advisory Board on Sexual Minorities.  Chair, 1999 to 2005.
bulletFounder and Board Member Ingersoll Gender Center.  Since 2006 a project of the Seattle LGBT Community Center.


At other times, Marsha contributed her time to these organizations:

bulletCity Commissioner, Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities, Appointed by the City Council. 1998 to 2005.  Co-Chair 2000 to 2002 term.
bulletBoard Member, Seattle Counseling Service, 1999 to 2003
bulletBoard Member, Lambert House, 1998 to 2003
bulletExecutive Board member, Equality Washington/Hands Off Washington, 1995 to 2002.
bulletCity Commissioner of the Seattle Women's Commission, 1987 to 1991. Vice President, 1990 to 1991.

She was also the principle author of the 1999 change to Seattle's nondiscrimination ordinances. Because of her work, Seattle now prohibits discrimination based on Gender Identity by specifying it as a distinct protected class.

A complete resume and references are available upon request.