About the Speaker
Karen Buchanan is an active volunteer in the Richmond Community. She is involved with local organizations, including the Point Richmond History Association, the Women’s Westside Improvement Club, the Point Richmond Neighborhood Council, the Richmond Main Street Initiative, and First United Methodist Church. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Richmond Museum Association and previously served on the Board of Visit Richmond CA. 

In addition to her community volunteer activities, Karen holds down a full time job as the Claims Administrator for the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District, where she is also on the Emergency Operations Team helping manage the District’s response to the pandemic.