Vice President of Student Relations, McGeorge Alumni Association
Commissoner, California Water Commission
Year Graduated: 1993
Kim oversees the work of Defenders’ California program team in protecting and restoring California’s imperiled wildlife and the places in which they live. She works on water, renewable energy, conservation planning and climate change issues. Kim currently serves on the California Water Commission and on the boards of Sustainable Conservation, the California Rangeland Conservation Coalition, and the Central Valley Joint Venture. Before joining Defenders of Wildlife, Kim worked for the U.S. Public Interest Research Group as a staff attorney and for CALPIRG as Legislative Director. She began her career as an associate attorney in Washington, D.C. with the public interest law firm of Meyer & Glitzenstein, where she specialized in cases involving the Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act and other environmental laws.