Karen has spent more than 25 years working in international sports and is well versed in international relations, protocol and hospitality. Among her various assignments, she has worked on four Soccer World Cups, eight Olympic Games, two Golf Ryder Cups, and a Women’s World Volleyball Grand Prix.
Karen has served in numerous callings and auxiliaries in the church. Currently, she and her husband, Jeff Holdaway, are serving in the Langley YSA Ward in the McLean, VA Stake. She serves on the Board of the Alliance for Haiti’s Children and as a member of the Cultural Arts Committee for the Washington, DC Temple Visitors’ Center.
Karen and her husband Jeff are the proud parents of 3 sons – all of whom have attended BYU. Her hobbies include traveling, running, and spending time with her family.
Prior to serving on the Alumni Board, Karen and her husband served as the Chapter Chairs for the Washington, DC area.
In 2016, Bybee was featured in the BYU Magazine.