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Debra Freeman-Belle

Waynesboro Public Schools
School Board Member
Debra Freeman-Belle is a Waynesboro native, WPS alumnus, and mother of 3 students in our school system. She has spent the past 17 years working and volunteering in programs that serve children, youth and adults. She currently serves as the Executive Director of Waynesboro Area Refuge Ministry (WARM) where she leads the community’s homeless services, efforts, and partnerships. She studied Business Administration at Mountwest Community & Technical College and Touro University. She is a Certified Case Manager and is trained in Crisis Intervention and mental health. Debra has been recognized nationally for grant writing, received local services awards and nominations, and is a strong advocate for community level solutions and partnerships.

Debra focuses her energy on ideas and decisions that promote classroom, school and community partnerships. She is passionate about the added benefit of collaborative efforts that value different perspectives and experiences while working towards common goals. Debra takes GIANT Pride in serving as an additional voice for our future leaders and youngest citizens, the students of Waynesboro Public Schools.