Karen Meyer brings over 25 years' experience in helping communities understand and advocate for important issues through assessment, planning, engagement, project management and performance firstname.lastname@example.org
Karen Meyer brings over 25 years' experience in helping communities understand and advocate for important issues through assessment, planning, engagement, project management and performance improvement. Specifically, she applies training and experience in participatory processes to a variety of projects to help groups and populations address priority issues.
Most recently, Karen led the community health assessment (CHA) and community health improvement plan (CHIP) for the Tacoma Pierce County Health Department, using a variety of qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods. Several innovative qualitative methods were used, including training community members to conduct focus groups and community driven practices to share findings and solicit feedback. This work involved numerous partners interested in reducing health inequities through policy and system change.
Karen has been recognized for her ability to facilitate meaningful discussions, lift up diverse voices, use innovative techniques and methods and have fun along the way. She is a member of the American Public Health Association and the International Association for Public Participation.