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debi Ross named Governor Designate

David L Phelps  | Published on Sunday, January 1, 2017

The District 6450 Governor Nominating Committee has presented to the District Board debi Ross as Governor Designee for Fiscal 2019-2020.  The election will be held at the Annual Meeting during the District Conference.

debi A. RossGovernor 2019-2020


debi A. Ross  (yes that’s a lower case “d”)


debi has been a member of the Orland Park Rotary club since 2004 holding the office of President in 2012.  While a member of the Orland Park Club debi served as club Secretary, Treasurer, Community Service Chair and the clubs one and only, Centennial Float Chair.   She partnered with other members to introduce EarlyAct and Interact to the Club.  While President she was awarded District President of the Year.  In 2014 debi served as District 6450 Membership Chair and was awarded Rotarian of the Year.  She will be District Governor serving July 1, 2019 until June 30th2020. 


debi is a Paul Harris Fellow plus 4.


In 1997 debi struck out on her own with the creation of Inside Looks and Special Looks.  An al-a-carte design firm, debi and her team provide residential and contract decorating services.  Recently she has expanded to serve the Senior Living Communities.  Her company provides furnishings, draperies and accessories as well as remodeling and construction services for clients in the Chicagoland area, Southwest Michigan, Southeast Wisconsin, Arizona and Florida.  Inside Looks was recently recognized as one of the Top Ten design firms for the Arlington Heights Design Center.


debi coordinates the Art and Environment Committee at St. Francis of Assisi in Orland Park where she has also served on the Parish Pastoral Council, created the Catholic Charities at St. Francis committee, served on the Helping Hands Committee, the Bereavement Committee and has served on the Human Concerns Commission.  debi has been recognized by Monsignor Boland for her work with Catholic Charities and was awarded the Bishop Quarter award by Francis Cardinal George.  She is also a member of the Lumen Cordium Society of the Archdiocese of Chicago.  


In January of 2017, debi will serve a one-year term as President of the Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce.  Joining the chamber some 10 years ago, she is an Ambassador for the Chamber, had served as Chair of the Ambassador Committee and was Ambassador of the Year in 2010.  Inside Looks was named Member of the Year in 2012.   debi also a member of BNI, The Connection Network in Frankfort, IL.   She is a 20-year resident of Orland Park.