Karen joined the Board of Management in November 2019 in a member nominated position and has been a member of the Variety FORRM (Finance, Operations, Regions, Risk, Membership) Committee since February 2019 and took up the role of Vice Chair in 2020.
She is an experienced executive professional with in excess of 30 years business experience. Karen was previously the General Manager Organisation Development and Change for Capricorn Society which is a member-based organisation spanning across Australia and New Zealand.
Her experience includes extensive leadership and general business management in Operations, Human Resources, Organisational Development, Change Management, Learning & Development, Communications and Sales and Service.
Karen is an energetic leader with drive, enthusiasm, loyalty and commitment to people, customers, stakeholders and business outcomes. Extremely strong interpersonal skills such as relationship management, communication, change management, negotiating and influencing.
Previously a Chair for the Australian and Telemarketing Association Karen is now excited to be part of a Board that is aligned to her true passion which is assisting to make a positive impact on people and the community.