Debra (Scheetz) Ryan is co-founder,vice president and secretary of the PDR Foundation Inc., a private family charitable foundation, and of the PDR Group, LLC, a family limited partnership/investment company. She received her bachelor's degree in biology from Bowling Green State University in 1974. As a student she was vice president of Alpha Chi Omega, a member of Beta Beta Beta biology honorary, an orientation leader and a member of the Student Body board. She is a current member of the BGSU National Campaign Steering Committee and a past member of the BGSU College of Arts & Sciences Board of Advocates. She has been active with the Wadsworth City Schools. Ms. Ryan and her husband, Patrick, a 1974 BGSU graduate, reside in Wadsworth.