Debe Branning has been the director of the MVD Ghostchasers of Mesa/Bisbee paranormal team since 1994. The team conducts investigations of haunted, historical locations throughout Arizona. Debe has been a guest lecturer at Ottawa University, Central Arizona College, Arizona State University and South Mountain Community College. She has been a speaker at science fiction conventions such as CopperCon, FiestaCon, HauntedCon and AZParacon. She has appeared in an episode of "Streets of Fear" for FearNet.com which aired October 2009 and on an episode of TRAVEL CHANNEL'S "Ghost Stories" about haunted Jerome, Arizona in July 2010.
Debe is the author of "Sleeping With Ghosts-A Ghost Hunter's Guide to AZ's Haunted Hotels and Inns" (2004), "Grand Canyon Ghost Stories" (2012), and two children's books, "The Adventures of Chickolet Pigolet--The Bribe of Frankenbeans" and "The Adventures of Chickolet Pigolet--Murmur on the Oink Express". She has a new book coming out late in 2012--"The Graveyard Shift--Arizona's Historic and Haunted Cemeteries" and "The Adventures of Chickolet Pigolet "You Ought to be in Pig-tures". She pens columns for Examiner.com titled "Arizona Haunted Sites" and "Haunted Places" so travelers know where they might find a ghost or two as when they visit Arizona and the United States. Debe is a REIKI Master, a dowser, and is occasionally seen driving her hearse.
Debe conducts the historic cemetery tours for the Pioneers' Cemetery Association in Phoenix and is currently working on a fundraiser project called "Dining Among the Dead." She has also developed a tombstone scavenger hunt sheet for both adults and school children as an Arizona Centennial project and revived the Adopt A Tombstone program. She has completed a tombstone restoration course and has overseen several Boy Scout Eagle projects in the cemetery. She has been on the PCA Board of Supervisors since 2008 and a member of PCA since 2005.