Deborah Stoutamire

Director of Operations

In her current capicity as the Human Resources Director, Debbie Stoutamire provides comprehensive support to the Executive Director and Management Team. Specific duties include recruitment, retention, compensation and benefits administration, employee relations, performance management, policy implementation, staff development, counsel staff on a variety of HR matters and monitor compliance with local and federal employment laws and regulations.

Debbie accepted the position as HR Director with NACo in 2008. Prior to working for NACo, she worked for the American Public Power Association (APPA) as the Vice President of Administration. In addition to handling all facets of HR, she was responsible for overseeing business services, facilities management and the IT department. Prior to APPA, she held the position as Director of Operations for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP). She was responsible for directing all aspects of HR, business development (association management services), IT, building management and office space leases.