Debra Sears is a stage/screen/voice-over actor and MC. A Theatre Acting major, Debra graduated with a BA from the University of Saskatchewan. In addition to working in film and TV, she can also be seen improvising with various Vancouver based groups. An active volunteer with various Vancouver arts organizations, Debra received the 2008 Women in Film & Television Vancouver Volunteer of the Year Award – largely for her efforts on the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival Committee. She enjoys MCing the monthly WIFTV Networking Coffee events (which she's been doing since Fall 2008). She was extremely honoured to be recognized at WIFTV's 2011 Spotlight Awards with the Sharon Gibbon Lifetime Member Award.