Debbie Ingram

Vermont State Senate, Chittenden District


Debbie is one of only two openly LGBTQ women in the Vermont State Senate


Debbie Ingram is seeking re-election as a state senator from the most populous area of Vermont, Chittenden County. She is one of seven members of the LGBTQ community out of the 180-member state legislature. Debbie sits on the Health & Welfare Committee and the Education Committee and is the Vice Chair of the Vermont Child Poverty Council. She is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and the Executive Director of Vermont Interfaith Action, a coalition of compassionate, inclusive congregations that seeks to effect systemic change on issues including economic dignity, affordable housing, and health care. She worked in production and development in the film and TV industry in Los Angeles and received her theological training from Fulller Theological Seminary and Cambridge University, England. She lived and worked in Bangladesh for seven years, writing, producing, and directing videos for organizations working in poverty alleviation. Debbie moved to Vermont sixteen years ago.

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