Kim Trotter, U.S. Program Director
A skilled conservation advocate, fundraiser and coalition builder, Kim Trotter brings over two decades of experience to her role as Y2Y’s U.S. Program Director.
Before joining Y2Y, Kim served as Executive Director at the Community Foundation of Teton Valley, and previously the Director of Trout Unlimited’s Idaho Water Project, where she worked a diverse group of partners to protect and restore Idaho’s native and wild fisheries. She also spent six years as a Land Protection Specialist with the Teton Regional Land Trust.
Kim received her Masters of Environmental Management from Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment and a Bachelors of Science from the University of Puget Sound.
In 2009, Kim received the U.S. Forest Service’s “Rise to the Future” National Partnership Award for her leadership of ESA fisheries recovery efforts in central Idaho. She currently sits on the Board for the Idaho Conservation League and is an active member on the Eastern Idaho Regional Working Group, for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
Based near Driggs, Idaho, Kim lives with her husband Frank and their two young children. She enjoys cycling, fishing, trail running, skiing and exploring at the base of the Tetons.