Debra has been involved in theatre in the Lakeway Area both as a performer and behind the scenes since 2003. She is the General Manager of the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce. Debra is a graduate of Carson Newman College and the U. S. Chamber's Institute for Organization Management. She has served on the Board of Directors of the United Way, Lakeway Regional Hospital, Keep America Beautiful, the Downtown Morristown Association, and Girls Incorporated, serving as President of that organization in 1998. She currently serves on the Hamblen County P-16 Council and the Rose Center Council for the Arts.