+ − Contact Information
Email Address: /emailmember.asp?member_id=85&legislature=52&session_id=115
Phone: (602) 926-4485
Fax: (602) 417-3014
1700 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007
+ − Biography
Debbie McCune Davis was born in Braddock, Pennsylvania; however economic opportunity moved the family to Arizona in 1963. She attended R. E. Simpson in the Alhambra Elementary School District and Orangewood Elementary School in the Washington Elementary School District. During her years at Washington High School she was involved in a variety of activities at both school and church. She became involved in Student Council during her Junior and Senior year, graduating in 1969.
She began her higher education at Glendale Community College and graduated from Arizona State University in 1975 with a degree in Sociology. During this time she married and started a family. In 1978 Debbie was elected to the House of Representatives at the age of 27. She served as Minority Whip from 1982-1994. After an eight year absence from the legislature, she was elected to the House of Representatives in 2002. In year 2006 she was elected to serve in the Senate. In 2010 the voters returned her to the House of Representatives.
Debbie's key legislative priorities include Education, Health Care, Neighborhood Issues and Consumer Issues. She works closely with neighborhood groups to keep neighborhoods resilient and safe. Ensuring schools and universities have the ability to provide education opportunities for all Arizonans is also important to Debbie.
Today, working as Program Director of The Arizona Partnership for Immunization (TAPI) Debbie has been influential in promoting immunization and preventive health services for all Arizonans. She has been on the ground floor of creating a statewide registry for tracking immunizations of children and adults.
Debbie and her husband, Glenn Davis, have a blended family of five children and three grandchildren. They continue to live in Central/West Phoenix.