Kim Frazier

Kim Frazier and dogAcademic Qualifications: Kim Frazier has worked for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department since May of 1999.  She is currently the Director of the Wildlife Forensics and Fish Health Laboratory located in Laramie, Wyoming.  Prior to becoming the Lab Director, she worked solely in the field of wildlife forensics as the Forensic Program Manager.  She is a certified wildlife forensic scientist by the Society for Wildlife Forensics and also serves as the Director of Certification for the Society.  She is the outgoing chair for the Federal Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) Wildlife Forensic Biology subcommittee and also sits on the technical working group for the Society.  She is also a certified Aquatic Animal Inspector by the Fish Health Section of the American Fisheries Society.

Kim earned a B.S. in Molecular Biology from the University of Wyoming in May of 1996 and a M.S in Forensic DNA and Serology from the University of Florida in 2009.

Throughout her career, she has played a role in many aspects of wildlife forensics by sitting on various subcommittees, acting as an auditor for the Society, and participating in international groups such as the African Wildlife Forensic Network.

In her free time she enjoys skiing, mountain biking, golfing, running (only so she can exercise her three dogs), and spending time with her significant other.