Karen returned to Trillium in 2011 after working for affordable housing nonprofits in Washington DC and King County. Karen had been an Employment Consultant with Trillium from 2001 to 2005. She left Trillium when she moved to Washington DC to obtain her Master of Public Administration (MPA) from The George Washington University where she concentrated on public policy and nonprofit management. Karen has been dedicated to individual growth and community inclusion of people with developmental disabilities throughout her career and enjoys being part of a team that strengthens community. Karen is a certified coach through the Hudson Institute of Coaching.