Rural Community Builder Name: Karen Robertson

Community: Reedsport, Oregon

Role: Lower Umpqua Community & Senior Center Director

What is one word or phrase that describes this person as an RCB: Tireless

Recognized by: Susan Martin

Tell us a bit about what you appreciate about them as an RCB: Karen has been tireless in ensuring the senior citizens of our community are connected with services in our area. She oversees daily programs that give seniors opportunities to socially interact, manages our Meals-On-Wheels program, and provides meeting space for social service providers.

Karen is a constant during frequent city administration change incorporating their new ideas and ensuring our citizens continue to receive high-quality programs and services. We need people like Karen who holds the stories of community and who day in and day out shows up for community.