Water District : Vice President & Treasurer
Began in July 2013 Term ends: June 2021
Debra has deep ties to Arch Cape having moved here with her family when just 13 years of age. She purchased her present home on Gelinsky in 1995 from Bridget Snow where she has recently cared for her father Jack Birkby who passed away in May of 2018 and her sister Virginia in June of 2019.
Her commitment to community is deep with service on the local Design and Review Board for 13 years and as a Clatsop County Commissioner having been elected in 2010 and serving from 2011 through 2013.
She first served as a water and sanitary district director from 2003 - 2010 for seven years and most recently from 2013 in a number of leadership positions.
She is well known locally for her love of boxer dogs, hiking in the area and those who live in the Arch Cape community.