Name: Karen Ard
Title: Tobacco Prevention and Education Program Coordinator
Organization: Deschutes County Health Services
Stakeholder Group: Staff
Karen comes from California’s Central Valley where she focused primarily on providing policy, systems, and environmental change strategies to promote healthy eating and active living for diverse populations. She earned both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Public Health from California State University, Fresno with an emphasis on Community Health. She is eager to learn and explore all Deschutes County has to offer, and is excited to take advantage of so many fantastic recreational activities.