Debbie became President of the former AMEA/SRF (American Medical Equestrian Association/Safe Riders Foundation) in 2006. The name was changed to the EMSA (Equestrian Medical Safety Association) in order to be more inclusive.

The EMSA website, ( is intended to be a 21st century forum for members with blogs, chat rooms, social media, forms, a library and ultimately an assistance map for the USA. The EMSA aims to be the "go to" safety source and encourages involvement, membership and all worthwhile articles both lay and scientific.