Karen Burghardt is a graduate of Branch15 and current Client Supervisor. In the past Karen worked for the Domestic Violence Program of North Central Oklahoma in Ponca City, OK where she was the shelter manager. She was actively involved in the domestic violence dockets at the Kay County courthouse, serving victims of domestic violence. Karen is a Ponca City Citizens Police Academy Alumni. She enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Karen’s heart and passion is for women. She desires to use the things in her life she’s overcome to support and encourage the women at Branch15 and believes that through God and perseverance all things are possible.