Karen has been the Director of Community Services at the Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center (FDLRC) in Los Angeles since 2001. FDLRC has a contract with the State of California to coordinate services for individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. Prior to FDLRC she was Vice President of Lutheran Social Services of Southern California. She earned her B.S. in Psychology from California Lutheran University, an M.A. in Organizational Management from University of Phoenix, and a Certificate in Marketing from California Lutheran University’s School of Business.