David DuBois, President

David was raised in Highland, a city in Northwest Indiana, a member of a family of seven children. He is a graduate of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio with a B.S. degree in Industrial Management and then went on to receive a in law from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Having completed his 48th year as a sole practitioner of law, he has always been active in his community affairs, including president of the Portage YMCA, president of the Chamber of Commerce, a life member of the Portage Exchange Club. He also wishes to note that he is the parent of 3 children and 6 grandchildren and a descendant of Louis DuBois.


Deborah Truillo, Treasurer & Secretary
Deborah DuBois Trujillo; Deborah was born in East Chicago, Indiana. She is a descendant of Louis DuBois. Deborah holds a BA in Business Administration with a major in Marketing from University of South Florida. She is a legal assistant at the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226 (affiliated with UNITE HERE International Union) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

She is married to John Trujillo and has 1 step-daughter and 3 step-grandchildren. She is the President of NALS of Las Vegas, a legal professionals’ organization. Deborah is sister to David DuBois, the President of DBFA, and holds an individual membership.

Jamia Jacobsen, Vice President
Jamia was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and received degrees (B.S., Masters
and PhD. in Education) from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana,
and, subsequently a Psy.D. at Newport University. Dr. Jacobsen has had
varied and active professional practice activities related to personal and
family relationships. She likewise has had many varied and interesting
activities in volunteer work including, specifically, the past presidencies of
Indiana Veterinarian’s Medical Society, Indiana School of Education Board
of Alumni, Zionsville Woman’s Club, etc. She is also been the Regent of
National Society of Daughters of American Colonists and the Governor
of First IN Company, Jamestowne Society. She has a strong interest in
genealogy and is a member of the Huguenot Society of America.


Frances Yoakam DuBois,  Vice President

  • Obtained B.A. with Gerontology major from Madonna College, Livonia, MI. 1980
  • Housing Director, City of Plymouth, 1970-1978
  • Housing Director, City of Northville 1978-1999.
  • Served on Area Agency on Aging 1-C board, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (state and regional boards), Michigan Non Profit Homes Association board and the Traverse City Housing Commission.

Native of Michigan and with the exception of 5 years in Northern Ireland, lived there until 2008 when I moved to Raleigh, NC to be closer to my eldest daughter.

Ann DuBois, Vice President

Sally Lord, Editor-in-Chief Newsletter