Karen Berard-Reed

Karen Berard-Reed

Senior Strategist
National Fire Protection Association

Karen Berard-Reed is a Senior Strategist leading the Community Risk Reduction initiative at the National Fire Protection Association. Karen develops innovative tools and resources to assist stakeholders who are focused on data and standards-driven processes to improve community safety. Her contributions include training, partnership-building, and critical tools to support CRR efforts such as CRAIG 1300™, the NFPA Community Risk Assessment Insight Generator. Karen previously managed NFPA’s public education high-risk outreach activities and created safety education materials for young children, older adults, and underserved communities. She currently serves on the IAFC Fire & Life Safety Section board and the Vision 20/20 advisory committee. Before coming to NFPA, Karen worked in the health promotion field in K-12, higher education, and community settings.