Deborah Barney

Regional Director – Northern

Deborah Barney of L’Anse Au Loup, a small rural community in the Labrador Straits has a strong history of community involvement and volunteerism.
Deborah’s first employment was with International Grenfell Association in St. Anthony, NL. as a Nursing Assistant and for the past 34 years she has been employed as the executive director for the Labrador South Home Care Inc. Deborah has always been an avid advocate for the area; this has been and continues to be evident through her various volunteer positions.
Over the years she filled roles as a councillor, Deputy Mayor & Mayor of her municipality, a director on many boards such as, the Labrador Community College Board, Nursing Access Screening Process Committee, Labrador Grenfell Health Authority Local & Regional Assessment Placement Team, Liberal District Association, Labrador Straits Seniors Complex Board, Labrador Straits Waste Disposal Committee, NL Homemaker & Homemaker Service Association, Labrador Straits Development Corporation, Southern Labrador Development Association, Northern Regional Wellness Coalition, Labrador South Community Advisory Committee and the Municipal Assessment Agency.
In 2014 Deborah was recognized for her devoted community and regional involvement as she was a recipient for the Wayne Earle Community Service Award which was very rewarding to her.
Deborah also enjoys the outdoor life; she is an avid salmon angler, berry picker, ice fisher, snowmobiler and gardener. She treasures most the time she spends with her husband and daughter at their remote cabin.