Kim Langmaid

Founder and Senior Sustainability Advisor

Kim Langmaid Ph.D. is the Founder and Vice President of Sustainability Programs at Walking Mountains Science Center. She has been involved in sustainability, sustainable tourism, climate action planning, collaborative conservation, environmental education and nonprofit leadership for over two decades. In addition to her roles at Walking Mountains, Kim also teaches in the Sustainability Studies Bachelor of Arts program at Colorado Mountain College and serves as an Associate Faculty with the Master of Arts Program in Environmental Studies at Prescott College. Kim serves on the Vail Town Council, and the Colorado Tourism Office’s Destination Development Committee. Kim has held positions as the first Colorado Program Director for the National Forest Foundation; the Graduate Program Director for Teton Science Schools in Jackson Hole, Wyoming; and as the interim Program Coordinator for the Ph.D. Program in Sustainability Education at Prescott College. Kim holds a B.S. in Biology from Colorado State University, an M.A. in Environmental Studies from Prescott College in Arizona, and a Ph.D. in Environmental Studies from Antioch University New England. Kim grew up in Vail and has followed in the footsteps of her parents and grandparents who were involved in pioneering new initiatives in the early days of the mountain resort community.

Click here to watch Walking Like a Mountain: Kim Langmaid at TEDx Vail Women event