Karen lives in Pocatello, Idaho. While serving on the Board of Education for the State of Idaho, she was in instrumental in drafting Idaho’s Charter School laws. Karen is passionate that all parents and students should be provided choice in their education. She has helped many communities to start and maintain charters. Involvement in school choice will always be a high priority for her. Karen and her husband Kraig have 3 children and 7 grandchildren. She loves skiing, golf and tennis!