Debra Fisher


Secretary to the Associate Dean's 
Office:   JOH 200
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Phone:   231-591-3983
Fax:   231-591-2946
E-mail Address:


Debra supports the Associate Dean. Her responsibilities include and are not limited to the area of accreditation, faculty development, faculty loads and overloads, student assessment information, web editing, arranging meetings, taking notes and working with special projects. She also manages the scholarship/endowment program for the college, and tracks cash and inkind gifts for the College.

Debra comes from Grand Rapids and brings a strong background in working with numerous software programs, spreadsheets, databases and supporting executives and staff. Her experience also encompasses sales. She donates time to the township she lives in by providing computer support, updating their website and attending board meetings. She was recently appointed township treasurer until 2016. Debra is active in her community church at Woodville. Her expertise is in computer related activities such as the Sunday service presentation, monthly newsletter, photography/directory project, website and so forth. She also sits on the Safe Church Committee. In Debra's spare time she enjoys golfing and kayaking with her husband and friends; and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren. Debra has been with Ferris since November 2007.


  • Taking college classes as desired
  • Recently took computer related courses
  • Software certifications from Aquinas College, New Horizons and Englehart Training Centers, Grand Rapids, MI
  • A.A.S. degree - Executive Secretary, Davenport College, Grand Rapids, MI                                             

Committee Affiliations:

  • College of Engineering Technology Accreditation Committee
  • College of Engineering Technology Scholarship Committee
  • Safe Church Committee
  • Board of Merrill Township