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Vice President, Planning & Strategy
Karen Garrison, VP of Planning & Strategy has a proven record in emergency management, business continuity planning, program development, and strategic planning. With ability in compliance, quality assurance, and staff management, Karen excels in driving operational excellence and organizational growth. As a subject matter expert in aging services and vulnerable populations, she has successfully led multiple emergency operations and business continuity planning projects for healthcare providers, community-based organizations, and government agencies. Karen’s comprehensive experience includes overseeing project teams, developing project budgets and work plans, and ensuring quality control of all deliverables. With a strong background in technical writing and editing, she has created and edited community resource guides, emergency plans, public sector proposals, and compliance review tools. Karen’s dedication to professional development is clear through her role as Chair of the Board Programs Committee at CASE and her active involvement in the emergency management community. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education/Sports Medicine and an Associate of Arts in General Studies.