New director named for BLM Carson District Office

Kimberly Dow

Kimberly Dow

Sierra Front Field Manager Kimberly Dow has been named Carson City District manager for the Bureau of Land Management.

“Kim is a respected, proven leader in BLM Nevada with a track record of getting things done,” said BLM Nevada state director Jon Raby. “She also has an incredible level of knowledge and diverse experienceWe are all excited to have Kim leading such an important district for BLM Nevada.”

Dow started her career with the BLM as a volunteer, later becoming an intern through the Student Career Experience Program.

After graduating college, Dow began her permanent career as a wildlife biologist in BLM California’s Folsom Field Office. In 2006, she joined BLM Nevada holding several positions at the Nevada State Office, including Management and Program Analyst, Natural Resource Specialist, Fisheries Program Lead, Renewable Energy Coordinator, and Branch Chief for Renewable Resources.

"I am eager to start the next chapter of my career with Carson City District Office and continue building our partnerships. This District offers countless opportunities for people to explore and enjoy their public lands,” said Dow. “It is exciting to be part of this team."

Dow is a California native and a graduate of California State University Sacramento, with a Bachelor of Science in Conservation Biology. Dow’s time away from work is spent with her family participating in Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, and sports.

She will take the helm of the Carson City District in late August.


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