Woman of the Year

x_womanyear2Community leader Debbie Kurth was recently recognized as the 77th Assembly District’s 2019 Woman of the Year. “Debbie Kurth has been an outstanding volunteer in our district throughout the years,” said Assemblymember Brian Maienschein. “The great work that she has done in our community is truly deserving of recognition and praise.”

Debbie’s support of local charities, small businesses, and community enrichment has benefited the North County community for years. A Wisconsin native, Debbie moved to Rancho Bernardo in 1989 and quickly became immersed in the local community. She currently serves as president and treasurer of the Rancho Bernardo Business Association, which promotes small businesses in the area as well as supporting the Spirit of the Fourth Committee, Rancho Bernardo Historical Society, Rancho Bernardo Community Foundation, and other local groups. Debbie is serving her second term as President of the RB Community Foundation and has been the chair for the Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon for the past five years. She also heads the RBCF Annual Hats Off to Volunteers program. She is the longstanding president and treasurer for Woodcrest Heights Homeowners Association and treasurer for the Master Community Association of Bernardo Heights.

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“The great work that she has done in our community is truly deserving of recognition and praise.”

Her community service is informed by her experiences as owner, founder, and president of Business Services International, a company specializing in meetings and special events worldwide.

The California State Assembly’s Women of the Year award began in 1987 to commemorate Women’s History Month and has become an annual Capitol tradition. Learn more at womenscaucus.legislature.ca.gov/woman-of-the-year.