Debra leads the Texas Gulf Coast region in achieving performance targets essential to delivering American Red Cross services to those in need. She is also Executive Director for Coastal Bend, Texas, where she works closely with partners and is the face of the Red Cross in local communities. Debra has served in a variety of leadership roles within the Red Cross for more than 18 years, including Interim Chapter Executive, Support Manager, Chapter Solutions Manager for the Southwest Service Area and Executive Director for Webb County. Prior to her service with the Red Cross, Debra spent more than 20 years in the broadcasting industry. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Kennedy Western University. A native of Wyoming, Debra currently resides in Corpus Christi, Texas and is married with three step-children and four step-grandchildren.