Growing up in Kenmore and returning to raise a family, Debra has a deep commitment to the community.  She was elected to the City Council in 2017 after over 20 years of involvement in the issues facing Kenmore including as:

  • Co-chair, Kenmore Walkways & Waterways bond measure 

  • Kenmore Planning Commissioner 

  • Founding member, Kenmore Waterfront Activities Center

  • Founding member, Friends of St. Edwards State Park

  • Co-founder, Parents Advocates for a Later Start (highschool start time)

  • Member, Northshore School District nutrition/fitness advisory council

  • Kenmore Elementary PTA co-president


As a human services program manager and academic researcher, Debra has knowledge of housing and social service systems, and she brings budgeting, analytical, and managerial skills to the Council.


Kenmore Planning Commission 2016