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educator , handler , assistance dog trainer

Debra Doris Buttram, American assistance dog trainer, handler, educator.

Background

Buttram, Debra Doris was born on August 22, 1954 in Port St. Joe, Florida, United States. Daughter of Wayne Morrison Senior and Doris Mae (Amos) Buttram.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education, Florida State University, 1978.

Career

English teacher Metta Foundation for Refugees, Sydney, Australia, 1979. Executive assistant East West Freight Ltd., Hong Kong, 1981-1982. Boutique director Diane Fries Ltd., 1985.

Buyer, boutique director Joyce Boutique Ltd., 1985-1987. Marketing, sales executive Icarus Ltd. (Chanel), 1988-1990; freelance wholesale fashion vendor Milan, 1991-2000.

Sales manager New York Industrie, 1997-1998. Showroom manager Staff International, 1998. Buyer retail department Jil Sander, 2000—2003.

Trainer, secretary Italian Association Assistance Dogs, Bosisio Parini, since 1992. Instructor, evaluator Delta Society ® Pet Partners®. Pet partner, consultant for programs f Animal Assisted Activities, therapy and education.

Secretary board directors Assistance Dogs Europe.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mountain walking, reading, dog training, travel.

Connections

Married David Cheuk Lun Kong, December 29, 1979 (divorced 1989). Married Marcello Galimberti, June 12, 1993.

father:
Wayne Morrison Senior Buttram

mother:
Doris Mae (Amos) Buttram

spouses:
David Cheuk Lun Kong

Marcello Galimberti