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Debra Carnahan ’82
Columbia College Day Program
St. Louis, Missouri

Debra Carnahan ’82 is an attorney and principle of Carnahan Global Consulting with her husband, former Congressman Russ Carnahan. She is a regular panelist on the PBS award-winning program “To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe” and a prominent public speaker. Debra is a retired judge and former assistant U.S. attorney and state prosecutor. She served as chair of the Advisory Council from 2021 to 2023 and received the CCAA Distinguished Alumni Award in 2005. She resides in St. Louis along her with husband and their two sons, Austin and Andrew.

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