About Debbie

Debbie Joyner is a Huntsville, AL native and University of Alabama School of Communications graduate.  Married, with two grown children, Joyner has been active in her community, serving non-profit organizations as a volunteer, staff member and consultant. As a life-long learner, Joyner is committed to staying on top of the latest research in non-profit fundraising and board development. 


“My passion is helping non-profit organizations raise more money, strengthen their boards and build long-term relationships with donors.” 


Debbie’s simple, down-to-earth approach to fundraising will provide your board and your staff with the tools and skills necessary to develop a successful fundraising program, or take your existing program to the next level.  


Debbie Joyner is a certified fundraising executive.


CFRE International serves the public by offering a certification program that recognizes fundraising professionals who are committed to the highest standards of ethical and professional practice in the philanthropic sector.  CFRE International establishes and administers a voluntary certification process based on current and valid standards that measure competency in the practice of philanthropic fundraising. 


Certification requires 80 hours of continuing education, minimum of 5 years of fundraising experience and a passing grade on certification test. 


Volunteer Leadership

Association of Fundraising Professionals - North Alabama Chapter

Chapter President and Program Chair 2014 and 2015

Member since 2011, Board member and Program Chair since 2012


For 50 years, AFP has been the standard-bearer for professionalism in fundraising. The North Alabama Chapter provides informative programs and training for members and guests.


Crohn's and Colitis Foundation - Alabama/NW Florida Chapter

Board Member and Chair of the Huntsville Leadership Board

January 2013 – Present


CCFA is a non-profit organization dedicated to finding cures for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Serving as a member of the Alabama/NW Florida board of directors, and working to establish an advisory board for Huntsville. 

The North Alabama Take Steps Walk raised over $25,000 in 2013, which represents a 100% increase since the first event in 2010.



Other Community Involvement:


2006 Graduate of Leadership Huntsville (Class 19)


Huntsville Museum of Art Women's Guild Treasurer (08-09)

HMAWG Assistant Treasurer (2007-2008)

HMAWG Member (2003-present)


Church of the Nativity Vestry (2002-2005)

Capital Campaign Volunteer (2007)

Stewardship Committee (2008 - 2013)





PO Box 2255

Huntsville, AL 35804




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