Kim is a Leave No Trace Master Educator, Wilderness First Responder (NOLS) and "B" crosscut sawyer. She was a volunteer for Wild South before being hired on to help reinvigorate and grow the volunteer wilderness ranger program in 2014. She has grown professionally with this position and now currently serves as the Wilderness Stewardship Coordinator for efforts in the three wilderness areas in Alabama, Sipsey, Cheaha and Dugger Mountain wilderness. Kim has led Wilderness Stewardship Performance projects in all three wilderness areas in Alabama that include recreation site inventory, solitude monitoring, social trail inventories and invasive plant inventories. These projects will help inform management decisions that will ultimately protect or improve wilderness character.