Dr, Karen Swanson, Director of the Correctional Ministries Institute
Karen oversees the Charles W. Colson Scholarship Program and pursues the goals of CMI through networks, collaboration, and strategic partnerships, and has more than 25 years of higher education experience and faculty status, is an author, conference workshop speaker, and has developed training curriculum.
She holds an Ed.D. in Curriculum Leadership from Northern Illinois University and certifications in Justice Ministries, Motivational Interviewing, Moral Reconation Therapy, Bridges Out of Poverty, Truthought LLC, and Anger Management. Karen co-founded the Correctional Ministries and Chaplains Association.