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Debborah L. Wallace

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Debborah L. Wallace

Debborah L. Wallace, 64, of Beavercreek, Greene County, is a veteran of the U.S. Army. Debborah worked to serve others through government, first with the Office of Management & Budget, then with the Civil Service Board for the City of Dayton. She volunteered in Montgomery County for 24 years on the Senior Citizens Center Board, Dayton Visual Arts Board and YMCA Camp Kern Board. After relocating to Beavercreek in 2001, she was appointed by City Council to the Zoning Appeals Board and to the Planning Commission. Following the urges of community leaders, Debborah ran for City Council. She was elected in 2009 and again in 2013, and served as the city’s Vice Mayor for two years. In her elected roles, Debborah has advocated for more service and consideration for disabled citizens and veterans. She was pivotal in increasing handicap parking spaces on new developments by more than 30% above ADA standards. Debborah serves as president of Beavercreek Women’s League and is on the Board of Miami Valley Military Affairs and the Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce. She is also chair for the Veteran’s Advisory Committee and a life member of the Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars and served as chaplain for VFW Post 2800. In 2015, Debborah’s insurance business received the Outstanding Women-Owned Business of the Year award from the Beavercreek Chamber.