Soon after settling in Portland, Kim began working as a volunteer with Habitat for
Humanity® Portland/Metro East (HFHP). Pannan found that many in the affi liate
shared her interest in sustainable design, including the affi liate’s lead construction
manager, Sky Khalsa. Pannan soon become involved with several HFHP commit-
tees, including the construction and family support committees, and was a regular
volunteer on Habitat construction sites.