Karen Osborne is the founder of an ongoing lecture series in the Carmel area and has a long-standing interest in community-building.
She has worked with several San Francisco Bay area non-profits, among them the Salvation Army Board in San Francisco and the Salvation Army Gateway, a family shelter. She was founding board member of Senior Action Network, a senior advocacy organization, and of Planning for Elders in the Central City, a multi-cultural organization, which advocates for seniors in San Francisco.
Karen Osborne has had a career in health care administration and is a founder of the San Francisco Long Term Care Committee, which developed the plan for long term care in San Francisco Country. Other public service includes 3 years as the first public member of the ethics committee of the California State Bar.
Karen is married to Charles Osborne, a Monterey Peninsula native. Charles is a principal in Osborne Partners Capital Management of San Francisco and Carmel.