Kimberly is a firefighter with the Eden Prairie Fire Department in Minnesota, where she has been since 2000. Kimberly has certifications as EMT, HazMat Technician, Apparatus Operator and Blue Card Hazard Zone Management. In addition, she has been the President of the North Star Women’s Firefighter Association since she helped to found the organization in 2006.
Kimberly was the recipient of the Eden Prairie Athena Award in 2007 for the work she has done to promote women in the fire service. Kim has an A.A.S. in Fire Science and is currently finishing her Bachelor’s Degree at Waldorf University for Fire Science Administration.
Prior to becoming the Executive Director for Women in Fire, Kimberly was the Trustee for the Volunteer Section.
Kimberly and her husband, Brian, have 2 children, Nicholas and Addyson, and a grandson Landon.
Women in Fire Conference Committee
NVFC, Health & Wellness Advisory Board
NVFC, Recruitment & Retention Advisory Board
IAFC, Council for Future Volunteer Firefighters Committee Member
IAFC, Resource Working Group
Kimberly can be reached at [email protected].