Betty Riehl

Betty Riehl Excellence in Service Award


2016 Recipient

Karen Cohn

Karen Cohn joined the AAF in 1990 as Director of Conference Services, where her background in the hospitality industry provided the tools essential in executing her role. Since that time and as SVP-Conference & Meeting Logistics, Karen has applied her expertise in contract negotiations, problem-solving and conference planning to all of the AAF’s signature events.
Prior to joining the AAF, Karen worked in the hospitality industry for 20 years. In her spare time, she works for the Home Instead Senior Care, which enables seniors to remain independent in their own homes. 

Karen was born, raised and learned to parallel park in New York City. After graduating from American University in Washington, DC, she decided to call the nation’s capital home. Read press announcement.

Last Updated: April 2016