Debra Griggs, Vice President
Debra Griggs is the Past President of the Virginia Federation of Humane Societies. She founded Animal Resources of Tidewater, and was the founding Chair of the Animal Welfare Coalition of Hampton Roads. Previously she was President of the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach, Chair of the Ryan White Care Consortium, Chair of the Women’s Multicultural Coalition and served on the Board of the Hampton Roads REALTORS Association. Her volunteerism was recognized when she received the 2010 Converse College Alumni Community Service Award.
Debra is a committed advocate for the underserved and has a personal passion for ending discrimination – whether it is based upon gender, race, ethnicity, or those marginalized by circumstance as in the case of homelessness and AIDS. In her current role as an animal welfare advocate, she is a leader in the effort to end dog breed discrimination.
Debra is the Managing Broker of RE/MAX Central Realty in Norfolk and shares her home in Norfolk with husband, Steve, a retired Engineer and their beloved dogs Max and Snowball.