Karen Brooks serves as Executive Assistant to the Executive Director. Karen brings over 25 years of executive assistance experience with reputable law firms in DC. She has a great love for jazz music and all its extensions. Karen is also a star volunteer with several organizations, including the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, whose mission is to “Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS exists to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients.” In her spare time, Karen likes to racewalk, frequently participating in 5K and 10K races.