Debra Gauvin was born and raised in Ottawa. I graduated from Algonquin College in Social Service Worker Program in 1985. She worked for 10 years for the Elizabeth Fry Society in their two halfway house for young women in conflict with the law as a social worker and as a Manager.
Debra Gauvin was a volunteer on the board of directors for cultural Interpretation Services of Ottawa-Carleton (C15OC) for four years as Treasurer.
Debra Gauvin moved to the country in 1991 and started her current business Debbie’s Country Corner in 1996, a gift and flower shop.
Debra has been a member of the Maxville and District Chamber of Commerce since 1996 and has been a volunteer executive member for 17 years. She also volunteered for the Maxville Manor Foundation Board for more than 2 years.