Karen Ballinger

Title: Councilmember (Ward 2)
Phone: (307) 587-6611

Karen R. Ballinger was first elected to the City Council in 1994, serving two terms. She was re-elected to a four-year term in 2014.

Growing up in Cody, Karen graduated from Cody High School in 1971 and then went on to earn her B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Wyoming in 1975. She is now retired after working nearly 23 years for Walmart.

Karen married Cody native Larry Ballinger and enjoys family, friends, reading, and golfing.

Karen is once again excited to be working as part of the City Council and working with the City staff members. She enjoys seeing everything come together for the community. 

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