Debora Valis joined the Board in 2015. She is retired from her career as a Physical Therapist. Debora worked at hospitals in Seattle, Everett, and Whidbey Island before starting a private practice in Freeland and Langley, Washington. She received a B.A. from Pomona College and graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Physical Therapy. As a second career, she and her husband, Steve, built Island Athletic Club, where Debora served as the CEO for many years.
Debora was a founding member of Save The Trees and was instrumental in adding the large tract of land known as Classic U to South Whidbey State Park. She is committed to preserving the natural beauty of the environment and works actively to make our community a better place to live, work, and play.