Path to Power--A Perspective on Government Appointments

  • March 21, 2013
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Office of Downey Brand LLP, 621 Capitol Mall 18th Floor, Sacramento, CA
  • 12


  • all levels of membership
  • Non-member Registration- Attend in Person



AWWEE’s Sacramento Regional Leadership Team invites you to participate in a conversation with Mona Pasquil, Appointment Secretary in the Office of the Governor, to learn about opportunities with government appointments as well as her personal path to power.

Mona was named Appointment Secretary in the Office of the Governor in January 2011. Mona was previously chief of staff to Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi from 2008 to 2009 and served as acting Lieutenant Governor upon Garamendi's election to Congress from 2009 to 2010. She was vice president with MSHC Partners from 2003 to 2006 and was a business development consultant with IBM from 2003 to 2006. Mona has also served as deputy political director for John Kerry's presidential campaign, political director for Governor Gray Davis' gubernatorial campaign, California political director for Al Gore's presidential campaign and western political director for the White House Office of Political Affairs under President Bill Clinton.


Come join us for lunch on Thursday, March 21st from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the office of Downey Brand LLP located at 621 Capitol Mall, 18th Floor in Sacramento, CA. 


A call in number will also be available for those individuals that aren't able to attend in person. A call-in number will be provided in a separate e-mail a day prior to the event.



Free for members (both to attend in person and call in)

$35.00 for non-members to attend in person

$10.00 for non-member students to attend in person

$15.00 for non-members to call in

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