Debra Roberson began her career at ETSU in July, 2006 working as part of the Gear-Up Grant through the Center for Community Outreach. Her current position is as an Executive Aide in the Psychology Department. Prior to working at ETSU she worked as a legal secretary and bookkeeper for Jessee & Jessee, Attorneys at Law. In her work as an Executive Aide she enjoys the opportunities to interact with visitors, faculty, and students. Prior to moving to Tennessee, Debra worked as a legal secretary for her husband and his partner for 23 years. After 40 years of working on her education, she graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree from ETSU in December, 2012.
Debra has been married to her husband Bob for 39 years, has two daughters, one son-in-law, and two granddaughters. She moved to Johnson City in 2002 from Yuma, Arizona to support her husband in his change of vocation from a lawyer to a minister. Expecting to only be in Tennessee for three years, Debra and her husband fell in love with the area and stayed.
Being a three time cancer survivor, Debra is always looking for ways to help others see and experience life through different eyes. She is excited to become involved with the ETSU family.