Deb is a retired Firefighter II/ EMT with the San Juan Bautista Fire Department with over 16 years fire service experience. Deb was a Firefighter II/EMT and lead for the Large Animal Rescue Unit with the Felton Fire Protection District for 9 years. A horsewoman with over 28 years’ experience, she is a lead in the LAR Unit with 18 years of LAR experience. With a passion for horses, Deb continues to develop and apply an understanding of horse behavior and characteristics to on-scene handling and safety. Deb is a CA State Fire Instructor 1 and was a developer of LAR-Operations. She also works as a rare books/paper Conservator for Stanford University.