Crisis Management Komen’s controversial vice president resigns Karen Handel stepped down from her position as vice president at Susan G. Komen for the Cure, one week after the foundation experienced a PR firestorm. By Michael SebastianFeb. 7, 2012 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.