Karen estimates that she has been “a member of this wonderful organization for about 30 years.” She has been involved in volunteer work in Dallas for many years, having served in several leadership capacities including President of Easter Seals, 500, Inc, and the Symphony League. She also chaired the Symphony Ball. She has been working for the Dallas Arboretum for 18 years as the buyer for the Gift Shop, director for Friends trips and leader of various activities – including nine years as director of the Tour des Fleurs race. She loves to read, travel and do needlepoint.
When the Alliance wants to express condolences, congratulations, get-well wishes, gratitude or any other personal message to members and friends of the organization, the Corresponding Secretary jumps into action.