Welcome Deborah Son, MSW, NASW-CA’s New Executive Director!

We would like to introduce you to Deborah Son, MSW, the new Executive Director for NASW-California Chapter! Deborah will start her position on this Monday, September 14, 2020. 

Deborah has over 10 years of experience as an activist and leader in the fields of systems change, advocacy, and community engagement. Her work spans across various fields including trauma-informed care, anti-violence, children and family services, and public and behavioral health. She has dedicated much of her career to bringing various service platforms together in collaboration toward meaningful achievements in social justice.

In previous work, she was a national trainer in domestic violence homicide prevention, spearheaded the growth and integration of medical-legal partnerships throughout public health care systems, and has facilitated leadership development opportunities for individuals across the state of California raising the capacity of individuals and networks who represent the communities they serve.

She is a proud social worker residing in Solano County with her family and is truly eager to lift up the voices and impact of social workers to help lead and define social change in the state of California. 

You can reach Deborah at dson.naswca@socialworkers.org.