Karen Reese joined the PONY staff in April, 1988, with primary responsibility in the shipping department. She wasnamed to her present position in November, 1990. Reese focuses on service to PONY Girls Softball Field Directors and is the primary interpreter of softball rules for all PONY Girls Softball programs. She continues to have responsibility for supervision of shipping, as well as the handling of charge card transactions and related duties.

The daughter of former PONY President, Roy Gillespie, and is a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania, in California, PA. Reese is married to Don Reese and resides in Washington, Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Washington United Way, Travelers Protective Association of America and Your Child’s Place of Washington County, a member of the Washington Rotary Club, and Joint Service Club of Washington.