Karen Petersen Mehra joined CLCC’s Board of Directors in 2019.
Stemming from her childhood in the mountains of Utah, Karen has devoted her life to land conservation and preserving natural ecosystems. She served on the Environment Committee transition team, providing policy recommendations to the Lamont/Bysiewicz administration. Karen is on the boards of The Nature Conservancy of Connecticut (TNC), the Hortulus Garden Club Environmental team, and the American Prairie Reserve (APR), which is the largest land and ecosystem preservation project in the Continental U.S. She attended Harvard College and earned an MA in Anthropology at Columbia University. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut with her husband, Sanjeev Mehra. Karen has raised 4 sons and loves hiking, painting, and music.