Deborah Soniat, RN, BS, Treasurer, (2019-2022) and chairs the ALIRP Finance Committee. She is a retired registered nurse who retired from nursing at UAB Hospital and also practiced at the Crisis Center as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. Deborah is active in local and national politics. She became interested in the refugee crisis after the laws governing entrance of refugees and asylum seekers became so severe. Working directly with refugees and asylum seekers has been a life changing experience.