District Governor -  2013-2014




Deborah A. Esbenshade is Vice President and Controller for Modern Builders Supply. Debbie is a cum-laude graduate of Youngstown State University with a major in Management and minors in Accounting and Economics.


Debbie has been a member of the Rotary Club of Youngstown since March, 1994 and is a Paul Harris Fellow +1, Benefactor, Member of the Bequest Society and The Paul Harris Society.  After serving on all Avenues of Service, Debbie served as Youngstown Rotary’s first female president in its eighty-seven year history for the 2001-2002 Rotary year and received a “Distinguished Rotary Club President” award.   Youngstown was designated a “Distinguished Rotary Club” and won awards for new member inductions (19), community service and newsletter recognitions and Highest Net New Member Gain (12).  One of the highlights of her year was attending the International Convention in San Antonio, TX.


 Debbie has served as Co-Chair of the 1999 District Conference for PDG Jerry Haber,  Assistant Governor (2002-2003 and 2011-2012),  District Trainer  (2003-2004 and 2010-2011), Membership Chair (2006-2007).


Debbie is a past Chairman of the Board of Easter Seals and currently serves as Treasurer. She is a Eucharistic Minister at St. Christine Church and serves on the Parish Finance Committee, Chairs the Festival Committee and Renewal Choir.


Debbie lives in Poland with her 5 (rescue) cats:  Sadie, Brandie, Mollie, Buddy & Lucky.