Her Ladyship, the Countess of Benton, Deborah McHenry, is the mother of Grand Duke Travis, and a member of the Peerage of Westarctica. The Countess was invested as a Dame Commander in the Order of the Snowflake at the same time she received her title. The Countess is an active part of Westarctica, having represented the nation during the 2017 State Visit to the Kingdom of Scone. She is also a frequent participant in Westarctica's Citizen's Group on Facebook where she has welcomed most new guests as a representative of the Grand Duke.
Her Ladyship joined the official Westarctica delegation to MicroCon 2019 in Hamilton, Ontario. Prior to the beginning of the conference, Countess Deborah was invested as a Dame in the Order of the Orca, and debuted her new regalia during the evening awards banquet. In August 2019, Deborah was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Naval Detachment of the Westarctican Royal Guards. After completing a shakedown cruise on the Susquehanna River, Her Ladyship served as communications officer in training on board the USS Don Quixote during Exercise: Westarctic Chill with Slabovia.