Deborah Major has filed to seek the Democratic nomination to the Dubois County Council, District 3 seat. District 3 includes Columbia, Hall, Ferdinand, Jackson, Jefferson and Marion townships. She has resided in Ferdinand for 18 years with her husband Raymond; married for 35 years. They have three adult children; Woodrow, Eli and Kathryn.
Major holds a B.S. degree in Food, Nutrition and Institutional Management from the University of Alabama. She is retired after 38 years of institutional management. She has served in hospitals, industry and higher education, including Food Service Director at Person County Hospital (NC) and Clark Memorial Hospital (IN), GE Appliance Park, and Saint Meinrad Archabbey and School of Theology. She developed institutional budgets, revenue generating projects, management policies, and has experience in analyses of budgets, sales, accounting and payroll functions, as well as personnel hiring, development and training.
“I am fiscally conservative and believe that all spending be subject to well-reasoned cost-benefit analysis. I look forward to serving the citizens of Dubois County on the County Council.
Major has chaired fund raising committees for the Forest Park Marching Rangers and the Fund for the Arts in Louisville, KY. She has served on the boards of the American Red Cross and the Easter Seals Foundation in Jeffersonville, IN. She completed the Leadership training in Clark County. She developed and taught a class at a community college in Roxboro, NC and was a first aide instructor for first responders in Person County, NC. She currently volunteers at the Ferdinand Branch Library and with the Friends of the Library. She is a member and volunteers for the Ferdinand Historical Society.