Kim began working with Country Stampede as a volunteer in the Beverage Tents in 1998 and 1999. As a military spouse, Kim moved in 2000 only to return in 2003. In 2004 she returned to Country Stampede assisting the Volunteer Coordinator along with set-up and tear-down.
The majority of the volunteers in the Beverage Booths and VIP area are military service members and family members. She enjoys working the families providing them an opportunity to experience the festival in a unique way.
She is also very involved with the military community serving as a "Ghostess" on the board of Historical and Archological Society of Fort Riley. The Ghostess plans and organizes volunteers for the once a year Ghost Tours of Fort Riley.
Her daily career continues to serve families military families living on Fort Riley. She is also an Assistant Neighborhood Manager for Picerne Military Housing.