A longtime active member of her professional associations, Debra takes the “active” part seriously. She gets involved, putting her energy and ideas to work on the front lines with board positions and committee work. Below are her current affiliations, with the board positions she has held in each:

  • World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI): President, North American Representative        
  • Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada (AVLIC): Past President, President, Public Relations Director
  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
  • Association of Sign Language Interpreters of Alberta (ASLIA, formerly ACRID): Past President, President, PR Director
  • Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT)