The Diabetes Coalition of Palm Beach County is a volunteer run organization, with one staff member.


Debby Walters

Executive Director, Diabetes Coalition of Palm Beach County

Debby currently serves as the Executive Director of the Diabetes Coalition of Palm Beach County. Prior to joining the Coalition team in 2015, Debby served as a health and social service consultant in Florida, where she worked with nonprofit and social service organizations to perform in-depth evaluations and assessments of programs and initiatives, using the analyses findings to provide recommendations and specific action plans. In addition, Debby assisted organizations to actively develop, seek, and secure new or strengthen existing revenue sources, and served as a content expert overseeing the development of the organization’s brand and marketing strategies. Debby also coordinated, developed, and provided project management and oversite of state and regional continuing education programs and other health care provider initiatives.

Debby was the Executive Director of the Palm Beach County Community Alliance and also served as a Senior Health Policy Analyst for Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs in Washington, DC, and the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration in Tallahassee. In both positions she had lead responsibility for the development, implementation, and evaluation of state and national legislative, policy, and program activities for women, children, and families including those having disabilities and/or chronic illnesses. Her work also included oversite of programs and analyses relating to health care financing, reimbursement, and the impact of Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) within a managed care/fee-for-service delivery system.