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Deb Thornburg

Administrative Specialist

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Deb Thornburg
Iowa State University
578B Heady Hall
Ames, IA 50011-1070
515-294-5777
dlthorn@iastate.edu
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Deb Thornburg joined CARD as an administrative specialist in February 2010 after more than 22 years in the Department of Economics at Iowa State University. Deb administers all financial accounting, budgetary, and reporting functions for CARD. She also coordinates and processes all grant and contract proposals for CARD's faculty and staff and ensures compliance with guidelines and regulations. Deb earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from William Penn University while working full time.

Her husband Tony works in auto sales. They have a daughter, Amber, and a son, Taylor. In their spare time, Deb and her husband like to play cards with friends, attend sporting events of their nieces and nephews, and volunteer at their church. They also keep entertained by their dog and two cats.