NASW Board of Directors
Region Representative III

Debra Faria, LCSW, ACSW


Debra Faria

Debra Faria, LCSW, ACSW, earned her MSW from Syracuse University in 1985. She is chair of the Department of Social Work at the College at Brockport, State University of New York and co-directs the College at Brockport/Nazareth College Greater Rochester Collaborative MSW program. Debra has been project director for a number of federal, state and foundation-funded training grants focusing on child welfare, gerontological social work and international education. 

Debra has a demonstrated record of leadership and service to the NASW New York State Chapter, including serving in the roles of president, vice president, board member-at-large, delegate to the Delegate Assembly and a number of chapter committees. She has also held leadership roles on the board of the NYS Society on Aging and currently serves on the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation.