Deb has been the choir director since 2006. She loves working with the choir to expand their voices with a variety of music styles and arrangements. She also shares her musical talents for area funerals, weddings and other gatherings. When not working with the choir, Deb is the Executive Director of Leadership Hastings, an educational and community awareness program in Hastings that focusses on Leadership training and the diversity of the area. Prior to working with Leadership Hastings Deb worked as a licensed insurance professional and the Director of Housing at Good Samaritan Society, Hastings Village. Deb is a certified trainer with Sertoma, Inc. serves as President of the Friends of the Library Board of Directors and is a member of the Board for the
Hastings Noon Sertoma Club. Her husband, Jim, is the Inside Sales Rep for Phoenix Casting & Machining, Inc.
in Juniata. Their daughter, Jenny, is the First Five Coordinator for Family, Inc. in Southwest IA and lives
in Omaha. Deb has a Bachelor's of Music Degree from Hastings college and in her "free" time, chan be found reading and cooking.