Debra has proudly served in the public service realm of this great community. She has worked in both Manatee County Government as well as education for over 30 years.
Debra has also served with the State of Florida Juvenile Justice System. She then landed in the public school setting working primarily with students with disabilities. After retiring in 2016 she realized she still had a passion for working with students is currently working full time at Lakewood Ranch High School.
She has been a Manatee County resident since 1979, and was drawn to Feeding Empty Little Tummies as she saw the compassion with which the members, volunteers, and leaders expressed while working with children that are in dire need.
F.E.L.T. works hands on and in an immediate way to help alleviate the real hunger that so many of our children feel on a daily basis. Debra has a passion to work along side those who have the same mission and commitment, which is to leave no child hungry in our communities.