BA (Mgmt/Psych), MA (Journ), GAICD, MAMI
Ms De Santis joined the board in March 2014 as an Associate Director and was elected as a Director of the Credit Union in November 2014. She is a member of the Governance and Remuneration Committees. Deborah is the Director of her own consulting business and has provided strategic communications services to a broad range of Illawarra organisations for the last 15 years. Prior to that, she worked with BlueScope Steel and BHP Billiton in various public relations and communications roles.
Deborah is an active member of the Illawarra business community and is a former Director of the Illawarra Business Chamber. She has been involved in a number of community events, including the Salvation Army Business Appeal and the Vinnies CEO Sleepout. Deborah has a long association with the Credit Union, having provided consulting services to the organisation for more than 10 years.