Deborah coordinates the communications team to produce high-quality media for the Illinois Water Resources Center, providing nation-wide training resources for town water operators and private well owners to keep their drinking water safe and pure.
Deborah also serves this role for Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) to benefit IISG’s research, outreach and education programs.
Prior to joining IISG, Deborah was the communications coordinator for California Sea Grant, overseeing media and reporting for Sea Grant’s largest program. Deborah holds a B.S. in Environmental Biology and Management from the University of California-Davis, and an M.S. in Environment and Resources from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied science communications.