Vehicle Sales Authority of BC

Board of Directors

Kyong-Ae Kim

Public-at-large, Vancouver

Kyong-ae Kim is a retired lawyer who graduated from UBC Law School in 1987. Her career has encompassed the practice of law, senior leadership roles, and over two decades of experience in the area of profession self-regulation. Currently, she provides consulting services to regulators, drawing on her experience regulating various professions. Most recently, she was the CEO/Registrar at the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CPRNBC), protecting the public by regulating psychiatric nurses to provide safe and ethical care. Before joining the CRPNBC, Ms. Kim worked with the Legal Services Society where she was responsible for managing the province-wide delivery of family and civil legal aid in British Columbia. Ms. Kim was also a staff lawyer with the Law Society of BC, regulating the ethical conduct and competence of lawyers. Her additional experience includes work with the Health Employers' Association, the Office of the Ombudsman and private legal practice, with a focus on civil litigation and administrative law. Ms. Kim gained motor vehicle sales industry experience as a member of the Motor Dealer Customer Compensation Fund tribunal from 2006 to 2014, when she adjudicated consumer claims for compensation. Her community work has included service as a director for the Ethics in Action Society, the Twin Rainbows Housing Cooperative and the West Coast Domestic Workers Association.