Serving Nonprofits. Strengthening West Virginia.

Presenter Bio: Karen Horowitz

Karen Horowitz is the Director of Community & Volunteer Engagement for Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) and has been with the agency serving in volunteer management and fundraising roles for nearly 10 years. In her current role, Karen has implemented best practices in volunteer administration throughout the agency by streamlining the volunteer onboarding process, increasing volunteer involvement and engaging volunteers more strategically to build capacity and impact. She also builds and cultivates individual relationships as well as corporate and civic partnerships. She has spent her career in the nonprofit sector focusing on volunteer management, community partnership building and fundraising. Prior to joining NVFS, she worked for Second Story and the Northern Virginia Chapter of MADD. Karen is a northern Virginia native and graduate of George Mason University. She has her CVA (Certificate in Volunteer Administration) and is a member of the Leadership Fairfax class of 2010.