KIM THOMAS, MA
is a Project Director at the American Academy of Pediatrics, CA Chapter 3. Kim provides direction and oversight of the First 5 First Steps family support program. Kim led the program from its launch in 2013 to the successful completion of Healthy Families America (HFA) accreditation in 2017. Kim is an HFA certified volunteer Peer Reviewer and conducts quality assurance site visits to HFA sites undergoing accreditation. Kim received the HFA 2016 State Leader Service Excellence Award. Kim contributes to agency-wide business planning, strategy, and management. She holds a Master’s in Nonprofit Leadership and Management, as well as a Bachelor’s in Sociology with a certificate in Applied Social Research. Her expertise is in program planning and implementation, collaboration building, program evaluation and quality improvement.