Kim is a bridge builder, nature connector, and facilitator of change with strong values in environmental and social justice. She has worked at the local, state, and federal levels of government as well as nonprofit organizations. Some of these positions were as an environmental education, ecologist, natural resource specialist, and advocate. She recently graduated from Portland State University in Urban & Regional Planning where she focused on environmental planning and collaborative governance. She worked at Tualatin Riverkeepers working to increase access to the river then in communications at the Portland Water Bureau before joining as the Coordinator with the Columbia River Gorge Stewardship Network. She’s grateful to have landed in this dynamic, collaborative position that supports ecological stewardship, equity, and inclusive recreation.