Karline is past Treasurer of SMHA and currently serves on the Audit Finance Committee. She is a professional chemist and Superfund specialist. She is the founder/organizer of several Louisiana women’s advocacy groups and a past member of the national board for the American Association of University Women. Karline also organized and established the ERA Ratification Coalition in Louisiana. Portfolio of Service: Gender equity, Audit Finance Committee and Treasurer services, technical advisor on matters of science and national policy work.