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Sara Fahy Joins Mesa Water District as Public Affairs Manager


Water District (Mesa Water®)
welcomes Sara Fahy as Public Affairs
Manager, effective July 19, 2018. Reporting directly to Mesa Water's
General Manager, Fahy will oversee the District's Public Affairs
department including leading strategies for public information,
community outreach, education, media relations, and partnerships. As
Mesa Water's community liaison, Sara will work closely with local and
regional businesses, community groups, and civic and nonprofit

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Mesa Water District Welcomes Sara Fahy as Public Affairs Manager (Photo: Business Wire)

Mesa Water District Welcomes Sara Fahy as Public Affairs Manager (Photo: Business Wire)

"We are excited to have a talented local Costa Mesa resident like Sara
leading community engagement at Mesa Water," said Mesa Water General
Manager Paul E. Shoenberger, P.E.

Sara joins Mesa Water from her work as Vice President of Strategy and
Communications at Resonance Consultancy, where she facilitated strategy
for public and private entities from economic development agencies and
destination marketing organizations to urban developers around the
world. She spent 15 years developing strategy across corporate,
government, and nonprofit organizations in the U.S., Europe, and Asia
Pacific. From public-private partnerships and technology startups to
Fortune 100 pharmaceuticals, Sara has managed brand strategy,
stakeholder engagement, international affairs, and corporate social

"I am passionate about supporting sustainability in our community and in
the value of getting the right constituents, leaders, and organizations
around a table to work together and do things that matter. I am
extremely proud to join the Mesa Water team," said Public Affairs
Manager Sara Fahy.

Sara is an Orange County native, having earned her Bachelor of Arts in
Communications with a minor in Industrial Organizational Psychology at
California State University, Fullerton and her Masters in International
Business from the University of Auckland, New Zealand while working
overseas for nearly a decade. Sara is on the Board of the Orange County
chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and active in the
local community.

About Mesa Water

Founded on January 1, 1960, and governed by a publicly-elected,
five-member Board
of Directors
, Mesa Water is an independent special district that
provides water service to 110,000 residents in an 18-square-mile service
area that includes most of Costa Mesa, a portion of Newport Beach, and
John Wayne Airport. Mesa Water provides 100 percent local reliable
groundwater to its customers due to the Mesa
Water Reliability Facility
. Visit,
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or Instagram, email,
or call 949.631.1200 to learn more.

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