Karen has worked in the bereavements sector for over 20 years in various rolls in both the corporate and independent settings. Her current positions as Executive Director, Ontario Funeral Service Association, she is responsible for overseeing the association’s operations, as well as implementing initiatives which support the organization’s mission, vision, and are aligned with the Boards strategic direction. In her previous position as Manager, Community Giving and Partnerships, Karen was successful at building relationships, developing community community programs, as well as creating a positive culture within her organization.
Karen has a degree in Communications from Ryerson University and has volunteered and fundraised for many not-for-profit events. She previously sat on the Bereaved Families of Ontario Board and brings to the SurexCARE family her extensive experiences with not-for-profit organizations, along with her strong work ethic and high degree of energy.