Karen McCandless has been serving on the Utah Commission for Service and Volunteerism since May of 2017. She is currently the Executive Director at Community Action Services & Food Bank in Provo. She is no stranger to service! She served for 13 years on the Orem City Council, currently serves on several boards of directors, and is even a substitute driver for Meals on Wheels!
She answered a few questions to help us get to know her better:
Q: If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you have a good chance at winning the gold medal in?
A: Fly Swatting
Q: What could you give a 40-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation?
A: How economic class affects our communities
Q: What movie title best describes your life?
A: It’s a Wonderful Life
Q: If you could join any past or current music group, which would you join?
A: London Symphony Orchestra or Pink Floyd
Q: Current humble-brag?
A: I have the world’s cutest, smartest, and best grandchild.
We are so lucky to have Karen on our team! You can learn more about our full commission here.