Kara Macek, Research and Program Consultant

Kara Macek

Kara Macek serves as Program Director of Ford Driving Skills for Life, the nation's premier safe teen mobility program. She also authors reports for GHSA, including widely read pedestrian safety data analyses.

Macek previously managed GHSA's research program from 2020 to 2022, in addition to providing support with grant programs and communications. She served on the staff of GHSA for 13 years, from 2007 until 2020, most recently as Senior Director of Communications, where she led communications and programs functions for the association.

Macek has more than 20 years of experience in the association industry. Prior to GHSA, she served as webmaster and special projects associate for the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) and as a project manager for a website company specializing in the association community.