Ms. DePasquale has decades of experience in public affairs and is Principal of MConsensus, a public affairs firm specializing in land use entitlement, government and community relations, and grassroots lobbying. She is sought after as one of the top public affairs and campaign professionals in California. Her work has included extensive experience with water districts, private infrastructure companies and non profits. Her clients have included C.J. Segerstrom and Sons, Crystal Cove Alliance, Disney, Home Depot, The Irvine Co., Marriott Hotels, Pebble Beach Resorts, and Starbucks, as well as not-for-profit groups and campaign committees. Her work has been recognized by the Public Relations Society of America through numerous OC Chapter PROTOS awards, including the prestigious national Silver Anvil Award.
In 2017 Ms. DePasquale was appointed to the Mesa Water District Board of Directors and elected in 2018. She represents the Division 3 communities of North Costa Mesa, and landmarks such as South Coast Plaza, Segerstrom Center for the Arts and Orange Coast College. Currently, she serves as Mesa Water’s President and as Chairwoman of the District’s Legislative & Public Affairs Committee, and as an Alternate of the District’s Engineering & Operations Committee.
Ms. Pasquale values public service and giving back to the community. She serves as a Board member on UCI’sWater UCI, has served on the Board of Seneca Family of Agencies, the state’s largest foster-adopt nonprofit, and is a lifelong Girl Scout currently serving as a Junior Troop Leader. Additionally, she has served on UCI’s School of Social Science Dean’s Board of Counselors, the City of Huntington Beach’s Affordable Housing Committee, and the Orange County Chapter of the Building Industry Association, among other professional and community organizations.
Ms. DePasquale holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine, with an emphasis in voting and elections. She is a 5th Generation Native Californian and with her husband calls Costa Mesa home.