Karen Gray-Keeler was appointed to the Village Board on December 3, 2012. Having lived in Skokie for 25 years, Gray-Keeler and her husband Tom Keeler
have three sons. She served on both the Plan and Fine Arts Commissions
and also served as a Neighborhood Watch Block Captain.
has assumed leadership roles as a volunteer in many community
organizations, including serving as vice-president of Temple Beth Israel
and vice-chair of the Skokie Caucus Party. Additionally, she served as
a PTA officer, president of the Evanston In-School Music Association
and was involved with several other community initiatives, including
coordinating park district trips for senior citizens and helping
children and adults learn English as a second language.
Gray-Keeler earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington
University, and a Juris Doctor from Indiana University School of
Law-Indianapolis. She is a small business owner and member of the
Skokie Chamber of Commerce, the Chicago Bar Association and the League
of Women Voters. Her volunteer pursuits also include serving as a Cook
County Arbitrator and a legal aid attorney