Retired U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Karen Pierre is the newest member of Normandy Schools Collaborative Joint Executive Governing Board. After retiring from the U.S. Army, Pierre went on to the University of Missouri-St. Louis for 20 years where she served as the manager of community relations and coordinator of the university’s Chancellor’s Council, which consists of 48 local and national business leaders committed to advancing the mission of the university.
While in the U.S. Army, Pierre’s assignments included tours in Italy, Germany and South Korea. She has since served as a board member of the United Services Organizations (USO) of Missouri and Beyond Housing’s Community Land Trust. She is also a member of the Kiwanis Club of Normandy/24:1. Pierre earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Columbia College while serving in the army and raising a family. Pierre was sworn in on Sept. 9, 2019, and her term will run through June 30, 2020.