Debbie is the ASAVA representative to the WSAVA Assembly. She is on the WSAVA Finance Advisory Committee and the WSAVA Leadership and Nominations Committee.
Debbie graduated from the University of Sydney in 1979. She is director of the Alice Springs Veterinary Hospital, an Australian Small Animal Veterinary Association (ASAVA) accredited Hospital of Excellence.
In 1997, Debbie joined the ASAVA Executive Committee as Northern Representative. She was ASAVA President from 2003-2005 and Honorary Treasurer 2005-2011. In 2009, she received the John Holt Award for Distinguished Service to the ASAVA. She retired from ASAVA Executive Committee in 2011.
Prior to joining the ASAVA Executive Committee, Debbie was active in the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) Northern Territory (NT) Division where she was their representative on the AVA Policy Council from 1990-1996, AVA NT Division President 1997-1998 and AVA NT Division Secretary/Treasurer 1999. She received the AVA Meritorious Service Award in 2001. In 2012, she re-joined the AVA NT Division Committee.
Financial Advisory Committee(FAC): Chairperson