Senior Conservation Field Representative
Albemarle & Greene Counties
(434) 977-2033 ext. 7064
Kim joined The Piedmont Environmental Council in September of 2022, with over 20 years of experience working on biodiversity protection, natural resources management, and land conservation projects and initiatives.
Prior to joining PEC, she worked as the natural resources manager for Albemarle County, where she led projects focused on protecting biodiversity and stream health, conducted environmental review, and supported land management, climate action, and long-range planning efforts.
Kim also served as a forest conservation specialist for the Virginia Department of Forestry, where she managed the agency’s land conservation and stewardship efforts throughout the Piedmont, and as a board member for the 500-year Forest Foundation.
In the early days of her career, she worked for an agricultural land trust, and as a rare plant botanist and vegetation ecologist with the Nature Conservancy and the National Park Service.
Kim received a B.S. in Environmental Studies from the Evergreen State College and a M.S. in Natural Resources: Forest Ecology from the University of Vermont.
She lives in Charlottesville and enjoys road biking, cooking, and spending time with family.