Karen Harris is a homemaker and volunteer. A native Nebraskan, she graduated from Lincoln Northeast HS and received her Bachelor of Science from UNL.
Harris has worked as a child welfare caseworker, and as district manager for Doncaster Clothing.
She served on the Friends of Lied board of directors from 2002-9. While on the board she served as president and gala chair. She currently heads the Lied Legends. Harris also served on the Lied Center of the Performing Arts statewide advisory board.
She is a member of the UNMC Chancellor’s board of councilors, the AK-SAR-BEN Friends board, and serves as an AK-SAR-BEN Ambassador.
Harris is a past president of the York General Health Care Services Auxiliary, a past member of the York Country Club board of directors and has chaired numerous fund-raisers for York organizations.