39th Annual NAPIPM Educational Conference
August 5 - 8, 2019
Sheraton Memphis Downtown | Memphis, TN
Deborah Warren is an experienced behavioral health and human services administrator with 40 years of experience. Deborah has served as Deputy Director of the Arlington County, Virginia Department of Human Services, and Executive Director of the Arlington County Community Services Board, since June 2017. Prior to working in Arlington, Deborah spent 32 years working in the City of Alexandria, Virginia, where she most recently served as Director of Alexandria's Center for Children and Families in the Department of Community and
Human Services. She has a passion for ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Since joining Arlington, Deborah has overseen a number of projects, including the implementation of Same-Day Access for
Behavioral Healthcare, and the Child Care Initiative. Her focus is on integrative work within human services and in partnership with other organizations. Her accomplishments in Alexandria include the development of a geriatric mental health team, successful grant awards of $20 million, cross-system integration resulting in superior community-based care for children while saving $4 million annually, and support of the Children, Youth & Family Collaborative Commission which released the City's first Children & Youth Master Plan in 2014. Born and raised in Boston, MA, Deborah received her bachelor's degree from Cornell University and her master's degree in science and social administration from Case Western Reserve University. Deborah has a diplomate in clinical social work and is licensed in Virginia. She has an adult daughter Nicole who is hoping to inherit her blue Mini Cooper with the license plate "Go4ward."