Kim Fowler develops environmental and energy programs and assesses the environmental, social, and economic consequences of process, product, and facility designs for government and private sector organizations. Ms. Fowler started at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 1985 as a computer technician, left the Laboratory to work for the Washington State Legislature, a U.S. Congressman, and a software company, returning to the Laboratory in 1991. She represents the DOD-Energy sector for the Laboratory and manages several sustainability and energy projects. Ms. Fowler developed sustainability performance metrics and then used them to assess the performance of over 50 Federal buildings.
Ms. Fowler has authored/co-authored over 100 technical reports, four books, and four book chapters included in the Handbook of Complex Environmental Remediation Problems (McGraw-Hill), Unfolding Stakeholder Thinking (Greenleaf Publishing), Teaching Business Sustainability, Volume 2 (Greenleaf Publishing), and Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory (Cornell University Press). She has also taught environmental engineering and science courses at Washington State University-Tri-Cities.