Ms. Ross has been a resident of Gig Harbor since 1966 and is a graduate of Peninsula High School. Her 2 adult children mark the 5th generation of the Ross family in Gig Harbor. Debra has been a PenLight Board Member since May 2011. She strives to continue her rural electrical education by working toward her Board Leadership Certification. Debra serves as the Chair of the Goals and Long Range Planning Committee and currently serves as Board Secretary.
Debra worked for the Peninsula School District for 18 years, including 6 years as an Office Manager. In addition, she worked in banking and for the YMCA as Membership Director. Debra is currently a self-employed property manager with RoCo LLC and Rosedale Street Properties. Debra has been an active volunteer in the Gig Harbor peninsula community working with PAA, GHHS Sports Boosters, and the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
She is past Board President for the Harbor History Museum, where she currently serves on their Development Committee, Real Estate Committee, and History Rocks Dinner/Auction Committee.
For over 25 years Debra has worked in the Gig Harbor real estate field managing residential and commercial rental properties and condominium associations. She brings a good, common sense, small business background to the PenLight Board.The utility business is ever changing and as a Board member Debra knows the importance of working with other Board members and PenLight staff to ensure reliable power, quality customer service, and low rates. She considers it an honor to continue her service to the Gig Harbor Peninsula community on the PenLight Board of Directors.