Debbie Linick joined Kol Ami shortly after returning to the DC area with her husband Michael in 2002. Together they raised two daughters in the congregation, Sandi James and Rebecca Linick. Professionally, Debbie has worked in the Jewish community over many years, starting as the Political Director of a pro-Israel PAC and serving over ten years as the Assistant Director and later Director for Virginia and DC at the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington. At JCRC, she oversaw government and community relations for those regions, including interfaith, media, law enforcement and public-school outreach. Debbie planned Holocaust commemorations and educational activities for the Greater Washington region for 10 years and founded her own digital scrapbooking and photography service, Pictures with Prose LLC. In addition to her work within the Jewish community, Debbie has served in the Departments of Defense and State and chaired committees for the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy, the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington.