Originally from Olympia, WA, she completed her undergraduate studies at Oregon State University in 2021, achieving cum laude honors with a B.A. in anthropology, specializing in archaeology, and a minor in history. Alongside her academic accomplishments, Kim actively contributes to the Alabama Environmental Council as a board member. Her passion lies in creating positive impacts, and she eagerly anticipates her service with Impact America.

Name and describe a memorable place you’ve been.
One of the most memorable places I have visited is Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. During my trip, I had the opportunity to explore the archaeological sites and take part in the captivating Balcony House tour. The tour was an exhilarating experience that required navigating through various physical challenges. I climbed a 32-foot ladder, crawled through a narrow tunnel measuring 18 inches wide and 12 feet long, and ascended a 60-foot open cliff face with uneven stone steps. To exit, I had to conquer two 17-foot ladders. The combination of historical significance and the thrill of the physical obstacles made it an unforgettable adventure.


“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” –Marcus Aurelius “Meditations.” Book 1, Section 1.