Debbie is a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and has diligently served her tribe of 200,000 tribal members for more than 35 years, and currently holds the position of Deputy Director of Operations, Office of Emergency Management. In this role she upholds the values of the Choctaw Nation—Faith, Family and Culture—by helping communities and individuals plan for and manage disasters. She has been instrumental leading teams during the COVID-19 pandemic and organized the vaccine rollout to prioritize tribal elders. Debbie’s servant leadership continually inspires others. She loves spending her free time with her friends and family.