Council Member DEBORAH GAVELLO currently serves as an alternate member of the Orange County Library Board.
Prior to election to the City Council, Council Member Gavello was active in the Tustin community and throughout the County of Orange in a variety of organizations for many years.
She worked with Tustin Parks and Recreation staff on park and city improvements, and was a grassroots leader for development of Citrus Grove Park. She wrote and coordinated Tustin’s current Adopt the Block Program. She also served as Treasurer for a local non-profit organization.
Council Member Gavello has been involved in many capacities within the Tustin Unified School District, including Ladera Elementary School PTO member, Dino Dash participant and volunteer, and Tustin Ranch Elementary School volunteer.
She is also a member of the Tustin Area Historical Society and Tustin Preservation Conservancy.
Her county leadership roles include two years as Co-chairwoman for the area donation drive for Child Abuse Prevention Center of Orange County.
Council Member Gavello earned a B.A. (Dean’s List) from California State University Fullerton in Marketing. She is the owner and Principal of Gavello & Associates, a consulting firm specializing in the area of sales and marketing for financial service companies. Ms. Gavello has been a business owner for 15 years. Prior to owning her own company, she was a National top performer and Sales Director at ADP Corporation (a Fortune 300 company) and National Account Manager for NCR Corporation (a Fortune 100 Company). She is a frequent speaker at bank conferences and has published over half a dozen articles to her credit.
Council Member Gavello has lived in Tustin for 10 years. She has two children ages 16 and 17.