Kim Carr is a natural resource planner and economist. She has worked on sustainability issues for nearly
25 years and in the Sierra Nevada for the last 15 years. Previously, she was the Assistant Deputy Director for Climate and Engery with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE). Prior to
that she worked for the Sierra Nevada Conservancy leading the biomass energy and ecosystem services
programs. She received her M.A. in Natural Resource Planning from the University of British Columbia
and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Before moving to the Sierra, Kim worked for the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency in Washington D.C.