Deb is a board member for Keep the Rez Beautiful and the Adopt-A-Stream Coordinator with the Mississippi Wildlife Federation. She grew up in a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri and moved to Fox Bay subdivision in 1998. She has a B.S. in Wildlife Biology from Arizona State University. Keeping the Rez beautiful is important to her because it is home to several wildlife species, especially birds which she watches while walking the trail around the Reservoir.