Karen Richmond is a twenty-year resident of Swift Current, previously born and raised in Gravelbourg area. She has 28 years with Great Plains/Cypress Hills College in various capacities. She is currently completing her second term as the Director of the Swift Current Chamber of Commerce. Volunteering is her life, spending over 40 years of giving back to local organizations and church groups. Over the years, she has gained skills in leadership and facilitation. Karen has 6 children and 11 grandchildren.