Debbie Allen moved to Edmond in 2015 and started looking for a group of freethinking people for discussion. She found Channing and joined up. She was especially drawn to "Forum", a place to share and learn about various topics. Debbie has a master’s degree in Communication and worked as an English Language teacher internationally for twenty years. She is currently an English Language Interventionist at Dove Schools in Oklahoma City. A divorced person withou tfamily in Oklahoma, she's claimed Channing as her community.