Kim has a master's degree in Environmental Management (Yale University's School of Forestry & Environmental Studies) and a bachelor's in Anthropology and Environmental Studies (Santa Clara University). She was Colorado-raised and has worked at a number of nonprofits in Colorado, California, and Connecticut. Kim serves on the Board of Directors of Community Shares, on the national Arbor Day Foundation’s Alliance for Community Trees Advisory Committee, on Trust for Public Land's Climate Smart Cities Denver Technical Advisory Team, on the City of Denver’s Emerald Ash Borer Steering Committee, and is an alum of the 2010 Denver Community Leadership Forum. Kim raises funds for The Park People's programs and capital projects, oversees the management of the Gates Tennis Center, and works with our board on strategic organizational development. Prior to becoming Executive Director, Kim served as our Program Manager for four years, overseeing The Park People's urban forestry programs. In addition to her passion for urban forestry, Kim cares deeply about parks, the environment, civic engagement, and our communities.