Debra Schneider


Debra is one of fourteen children of Bill Chapman (deceased) and Anna Maguire (deceased) of Ruby Creek, BC. She married David Schneider, from Prosser, Washington, in March of 1975, and he also belongs to a large family of 12. Debra and Dave have two wonderful children, a son, Jeremiah, and a daughter, Sharron. Jeremiah married Charlotte Humphries in July 2008 and they have 2 sons – Elouan David, born in 2014 and Noah Soliel, born in 2016.  Sharron married Andrew Young in the summer of 2001 and they have two daughters Grace Debra, born in 2008 and Beth Marie, born in 2011.

Debra has been on Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook)’s council since 1993. As well, she is on various committees at Stō:lo Service Agency and keeps up to date on both political and treaty issues that affect our entire nation.

Debra enjoys gardening, traveling, golfing and spending time with her grandchildren.