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Karen Wetzel (Fed)

Manager, NICE Framework

Karen Wetzel joined the NICE as Manager of the NICE Framework in October 2020. In this role she is responsible for leading efforts around the development, improvement, and application of the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity (NICE Framework) in support of an integrated ecosystem of cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development. Karen’s specializes in community engagement and collaborating with stakeholders and subject matter experts to identify, communicate, and develop guidance, tools, and resources and to address emerging trends and opportunities. Prior to joining NICE, Karen was Director of the Community Groups and Working Groups programs at EDUCAUSE and served as Standards Program Manager for the National Information Standards Organization (NISO).


Created October 14, 2020, Updated June 30, 2023