Party affiliation: Republican
Deborah Howard Perkins, American nurse. Recipient Outstanding Young Women American award, 1983; Sidney Aaronsen scholar, 1979. President Baptist Young Women's Organization, Second Baptist Church, Richmond, since 1984; Member of Virginia Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Phi Eta Sigma, Sigma Theta Tau.
- Staff nurse II, nurse preceptor Charlotte Memorial Hospital and Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1979—1983. Part time staff nurse Henrico Doctors Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, since 1984.