Program Manager, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children
Local Board Member, Colorado
Karen Romero has spent most of her life committed to improving the Denver community through her work with various nonprofit organizations. Karen holds a degree in exercise and sports science and is currently the program manager for Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children – sports medicine, orthopedic, concussion and spine programs. With more than 25 years of experience in sports medicine, health programming and partnering with youth sports organizations, Karen brings a strong desire to advance the needs of student-athletes to the board. During the past eight years, Karen has sought to make youth sports programs safer through educating coaches and parents on the proper ways to train with kids, how to identify concussions and overall safety precautions. Karen has a very supportive husband along with three beautiful children that, between the three of them, participate in over nine different sports! Her favorite pastime is watching them compete in sports, cooking and decorating.