Melissa DeSantis

Senior Associate

Melissa DeSantis joined Lafayette Group in February 2017. She has more than 20 years of experience developing and implementing environmental public outreach programs for federal, state, and local government clients. Ms. DeSantis has managed numerous projects providing meeting support, outreach materials, stakeholder engagement, audience research, web design, and training (online and classroom). Ms. DeSantis holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the College of William and Mary.   

Currently Ms. DeSantis is providing outreach support to the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C) in its efforts to enhance the security, resilience and reliability of critical civilian government networks. In addition, for the Office of Emergency Communications (OEC), she provides support for developing outreach products to promote and implement tools and programs that support emergency responders nationwide.