Debra Coyle McFadden
She has nineteen years of experience working on state and federal public policy initiatives for chemical safety and security, environmental justice, healthy schools, and right to know including policy development, advocacy, worker and community training, communication strategies, organizational coordination, collaboration, assessment, budgeting, and management of non-profit organizations. Debra is co-author of the NJWEC reports Danger in the Dark: How Governor Christie Helps Oil Companies Cover Up Potential Catastrophes and Failure to Act: New Jersey Communities are Still at Risk from Toxic Chemical Disasters. She is a graduate of the Rutgers University Union Leadership Academy program and holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from West Virginia University. She has experience with program planning and coordination, as well as with organizing and media relations. She served as Interim Chair of the Healthy Schools Now Coalition from Sept 2014 – January 2015. She serves on the Board of the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health.