Director of Development – Special Events
With more than 20 years of experience mastering the design, production and management of special events, Debbie Chapman brings a vast cache of expertise and professional connections to DAP. She has wowed clients and attendees with parties and functions that join people together, serving both the private and the non-profit sectors.
Debbie joined DAP in 2018. As Director of Fundraising Events, she is responsible for the conception and completion of all major fundraising events. These include DAP’s cornerstone events throughout the year: Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards, Dining Out For Life, Desert AIDS Walk, Partners For Life season receptions, and Everyday Heroes.
Prior to her career in events development, Debbie owned and operated a property management company in Los Angeles.
Debbie is motivated by giving back to her community, as well as her belief in the power of natural medicine. She has volunteered at non-profits throughout California, in Texas, and in Cambodia, and she is a certified Hatha restorative and therapeutic yoga instructor.