Meet the CHN Family

Meet the CHN Family

In any successful and growing organization, people make the difference. Our team is comprised of individuals dedicated to supporting one another. When you work with CHN, you work with a network of homestay professionals.

Photo of Karen Kelt, Senior Program Lead

Karen Kelt, Senior Program Lead



Karen joined the CHN team in 2016. She quickly established herself as a master of client service and student-focused care. Her responsibilities at CHN have steadily grown, and she now supports our team of Program Leads nationwide.

Before coming to CHN, Karen ran a daycare for over seventeen years and loves interacting with children, youth and adolescents. Her community involvement includes chairing the Parent Auxiliary Council at the elementary, middle and secondary school levels for the past ten years. Karen, her husband and their three children have been hosting students from around the world for almost ten years and enjoy keeping in contact with the many friends they have made.