Debbie is a native of Atlanta, GA and a graduate of Rockdale County High School. She attended the University of Georgia and received a B.A. degree in Anthropology, minoring in French and Geography. While at UGA she studied abroad in France and traveled throughout Europe and was active in the University of Georgia Wesley Foundation. After college she served 2 years as a US-2 Missionary with the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries in Espanola, New Mexico as Youth Minister. Upon returning from New Mexico, she completed her Masters of Divinity degree at Emory’s Candler School of Theology and was ordained an Elder in the North Georgia Conference in 2006. Debbie loves traveling and spending time with her family. Debbie has two very active daughters, Sophia twelve and Phoebe nine.