Kim Olson is an outdoor enthusiast and strong supporter of parks and protected areas. She enjoys a range of outdoor activities, and in her free time likes to get out and explore (and learn about) the beautiful natural environment in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Kim has work and volunteer experience throughout Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario and also abroad. She holds a master’s degree in geography that focused on marine conservation, specifically looking at fisheries closures and protected areas.
Kim is currently on a temporary assignment working as manager of environmental education and promotion with the Parks and Natural Areas Division of the Department of Environment and Conservation. She holds a permanent position as a regional engagement manager with the Provincial Office of Public Engagement. Kim is also an instructor in geography at Memorial University’s Grenfell Campus.