Karen started out navigating in an Austin Maestro, it was an interesting experience which resulted in her taking up marshaling. Karen carries out radio and timing duties as well as in stage duties when she can. Currently Karen is a stage commander on the Isle of Man on the Manx National and arranges to take a team of 14 people with her. She is a Clerk of Course and Motorsport UK trainer. Working with Jon Binns and Neil Cahill to provide training on the Isle of Man. She was chosen to attend the FIA Geneva training session for new to marshalling, 2017 Saw her as the first woman in 25 yrs to run a stage on WRGB, Shakedown. Karen is DSC and SO on many club events and has mentored new stage commanders. Karen enjoys writing the new to Motorsport marshaling training course with Neil Cahill and enjoyed a trip to Croatia to help train other Eastern European trainers. She holds a National B time keeping grade. She attended St Ursanne in Switzerland for a European round of the hill climb championship and thought the beer good but expensive. She has recently taken over as association training officer for the East Midlands region and co-organised training covering 5 associations. Never one to slow down she commanding two events in 2021 (Covid permitting) and writing more training material.