Mrs. Debra Ambroise » Bio


Debra Ambroise is president of the Port Arthur ISD Board of Trustees and is serving her second term as a member. The 1979 Abraham Lincoln High School (Port Arthur) graduate has also held the positions of secretary and vice president of the board and is also active with the Council of Urban Boards of Education.

Mrs. Ambroise’s commitment to the PAISD spans more than three decades. She has volunteered in various capacities, including membership in the Parent Teacher Association (president and parliamentarian) and supporter of Project Graduation (chairperson, Class of 2005 and 2016).

Mrs. Ambroise is a retired Transit Planner for the City of Port Arthur. She is the wife of Clonie Ambroise, Jr. and the mother of Ellington and Clonie Ambroise III.  Her sons are PAISD graduates. She says she is grateful for this opportunity to serve the educators, administrators, bus drivers, maintenance workers, custodial staff and most importantly, the children of Port Arthur.