Councilmember Deborah Cook is a native of North and a graduate of North High School. She previously owned the NAPA Store in town but then pursued a career in nursing at OCTC. She has a degree as a registered nurse and is currently employed as a hospice nurse. Deborah served on Town Council from 2000-2005 and was successful in running for Council again in 2015. Deborah chose Economic Development as her Council project and is working with the town's Planning Commission. To date, their accomplishments are a successful community yard sale and they have plans to do an empty buildings tour.