Debbie Emery

Board Member

Debbie is the Director of Strengthening Community for the Bergen Volunteer Center…since January 2006. Much of her work is directed to youth empowerment and leadership development. Debbie oversees the College LEADS program and several area high school Teen LEADS programs. She has been involved in volunteer management for more than 25years, working for Pascack Valley Hospital and Valley Home Care and Hospice. Debbie worked for the Kean Administration for 8 years in constituent relations. She is a graduate of Muhlenberg College with a BA in History and Political Science.

Debbie and her husband Shawn are active in volunteer activities in their community, Glen Rock. They have two, grown daughters, Carley and Maddie.Debbie also serves on Service learning boards at two local colleges and is the Board Secretary for the Mahwah Environmental Volunteers Organization(MEVO). She is involved with the Alumni of Bergen LEADS after graduating from the 2016 Bergen LEADS program.