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Joanne Kim, Senior Advisor

Joanne manages the Capital Projects team and sets the strategic priorities for business development, housing, and transportation projects. She also advises Councilmember Harris-Dawson on economic development and planning and land use issues.

Before joining the Council District 8 office, Joanne served as the Chief Operating Officer of Community Coalition. There she was responsible for overseeing the management and leadership teams, setting the strategic vision for the organization and building up the human resources infrastructure.

Joanne Kim received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Master of Public Health from University of California, Los Angeles. She resides in the West Adams area of South Los Angeles with her husband and two children.