Debra joins the St. Mary's School staff this year as the school's social worker. Deb is originally from Albert Lea, MN and graduated from Minnesota State at Mankato with degrees in Psychology and Social Welfare. She is married to John and has two children, Ethan and Jacqualyn.
Deb has 12 years of experience working with families and youth in a variety of settings including crisis counseling and intervention, support groups, and coordination and facilitation of family meetings/planning conferences for children and their families in five counties. She also volunteers at Real Life Covenant Church in Waseca teaching in Children’s Ministry and leading Healing Groups for people who have experienced abuse.
Why St. Mary's?
"I love the warm and inviting atmosphere at St. Mary’s. I can feel God’s presence in the building and in the people. I am truly blessed to work alongside other Christians who are passionate about what Jesus is doing."