Kim has worked with San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District since 2004. She studied entomology and acarology in university and has worked in that field for Archbold Biological Station in Florida and San Mateo County Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures in California.
She currently provides services to the residents of Woodside, Portola Valley, and La Honda. In addition to regular mosquito control work, Kim has worked extensively with the San Francisco Estuary Invasive Spartina Project and has completed several studies on yellowjackets and other stinging insects. She has given two verbal presentations and two poster presentations at annual conferences, as well as a continuing education lecture for the Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California.
In her free time, Kim works as a certified naturalist on boats in the San Francisco Bay and out to sea, where she leads whale, shark, and other sea mammal watching groups. She lives in San Mateo, keeps bees, and maintains an organic heirloom garden.