Debra Conrad is a lifelong resident of Forsyth County and an eighth-generation Moravian. Debra graduated from R.J. Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem and went on to study at Wake Forest University where she received a degree in Medical Technology.
Debra has maintained a lifelong passion for community service. She has served Forsyth County as a County Commissioner for 18 years and she has served as the Commission’s Vice Chairman for eight of those years. Debra is a sustaining member of the Winston-Salem Junior League and Chi Omega Sorority and is a member of Home Moravian Church. She has also been an active member on several boards for key regional corporations and non-profits, including the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Tourism Development Authority, Regional Film Commission, Winston-Salem Business Inc., and Novant Health Board of Trustees.
Since being elected to the NC House, Debra has fought tirelessly to reduce government meddling in the economy so that employees and employers in her district can thrive. From the outset, she has been a principled and disciplined leader, and she consistently delivers on her strong, conservative beliefs.
Debra is the President of Conrad Marketing Specialists, LLC, a marketing firm in Winston-Salem. She has two adult children, Erica, a senior policy advisor in the North Carolina Senate, and Jonathan, an attorney in Winston-Salem.