Debra Walker

Ms. Debra Walker joined the Center for Minority Veterans in June 2022 as the Acting Deputy Director after serving in the Office of Enterprise Integration as Director for Enterprise Governance Management.

During her tenure at VA, Ms. Walker has held several positions to include Director, Office of Survivors Assistance, Office of the Secretary; Executive Assistant, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Administration; Executive Reviewer, Office of the Executive Secretariat; and Management Analyst for Human Resources Management.

Prior to joining the Department in February 2004, Ms. Walker was the Organization and Public Affairs Officer for the City of Miramar, Florida, where she also held the positions of Assistant to the City Manager and City Clerk, beginning in May 1998.

Ms. Walker began her public service career in October 1989 as Graduate Management Intern with the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue. She also served as Management Analyst I and Management and Budget Analyst II in the County’s Office of Management and Budget until April 1994. Ms. Walker then continued her career as Senior Management Analyst for Manatee County, Florida, until May 1998.

Ms. Walker earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Presbyterian College and her master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also was a Senior Fellow at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and has a Certificate in Human Resources from George Mason University.

Ms. Walker is a proud United States Army Veteran.

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