Director of Planning Services
Kim is a municipal sustainability expert with a proven record of successfully implementing sustainability frameworks and projects in several municipalities. She is Director of the Planning Services Division with the City of Red Deer and a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners. Formerly, she was the first Director of Sustainability in the City of Victoria, member of the Local Government Asset Management Working Group, the BC Brownfield Advisory Group and board member of Smart Growth BC. Her sustainability work has been published in Leadership Makes a Difference, Going for Green, the Planning West journal and The Story of Brownfields and Smart Growth.
Her design of the Sustainability Initiative for the City of Port Coquitlam integrated 12 land development activities from the corporate strategic level through budget and business planning to individual projects and applications. The Initiative won a Smart Growth BC award in 2006. She project managed the development concept and land sale of the City of Victoria Dockside lands, which were awarded the highest LEED™ Platinum point total in the world (63 of a total of 70 points) for the first phase of development by the successful land sale developers. The Dockside Green project has won over 20 international to local sustainability awards, including the 2005 Canadian Brownie Award from the Canadian Urban Institute and 2005 Canadian Institute of Planners Award for Planning Excellence.