Join TPCH and the City of Tucson in Welcoming Karen Fogas to the TPCH Continuum of Care Lead Agency Team
The TPCH Continuum of Care Board and City of Tucson Housing and Community Development Department are excited to announce the hire of Karen Fogas to fill the role of Continuum of Care Project Supervisor. In her new role, Karen will lead the City of Tucson’s Continuum of Care Lead Agency team responsible for administering the Continuum of Care in partnership with the TPCH Continuum of Care Board. Karen’s first day with the City of Tucson will be November 1, 2021.
Get to Know Karen
Increasing affordable housing, helping children who live in poverty and preserving the environment for future generations are career passions for Karen Fogas. Over the course of her career, Karen has developed housing for people with disabilities for Volunteers of America, Housing Services and affordable housing for elderly through the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society.
As Chief Program Officer for Volunteers of America, Dakotas, she oversaw Headstart programs, drop-in and adjudication programs, transitional living programs for teens exiting Department of Corrections and foster care, and work programs for people with disabilities.
As a Chief Executive Officer of the Boys and Girls Club of the Sioux Empire, Karen developed and oversaw high quality childcare, Headstart and drop in programs for 1,200 children daily.
As the Executive Director for the Tucson Audubon Society, she oversaw efforts to restore, protect and preserve habitat for Southern Arizona’s rich bird species.
Most recently, as the Chief Operations Officer at Compass Affordable Housing, Karen helped to oversee the organization’s Continuum of Care Programs programs and Eviction Prevention efforts.