Get to know: Debbie Thomas

Debbie is a Program Facilitator

Debbie is a Cooma local who has worked for non-profit organisations in the community services sector for the past 20 years including employment services, youth work and with local business and schools.

She has served on many different committees and has a strong focus and commitment to youth.



What’s the greatest bit of advice a parent or mentor has given you?
Find a job you love and you’ll never work a day on your life

Who is your hero, and why?
My heroes are my 3 sons. Why? Because they bring me so much happiness and pride. I’d hate to be growing up in this generation. The fact that they listen to my advice (don’t always take it) but are willing to have let me make the mistakes and learn from my experience is a real ego booster to a mum.

If you could host a talk show, who would be your first guest?
Growing up some of my friends wanted to be famous actors, models, singers and dancers, however my dream job was to be a host on Humphrey B Bear. or Play School. By my late teens early twenties I wanted to host my own talk show- back then my first guest would have been Samantha out of Bewitched to find out her superpowers, but now my first guest would be Malala Yousafazi.