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Dr. Kinman with California Attorney General Bill Lockyer who signed her appointment by the Senate Rules Committee on the recommendation of Senator Hilda Solis to the CALIFORNIA COMMITTEE OF BAR EXAMINERS.

The Committee of Bar Examiners meets every month for two days and is responsible primarily for the development, administration, and grading of the California Bar Examination for more than 11,000 applicants; and the First Year Law Students' Examination for approximately 1,000 applicants annually.

Was a member of the CALIFORNIA STATE LIBRARY NETWORKING TASK FORCE which helped develop the state-wide library plan that is now being implemented with bonds voted on in March, 2000.

Worked on several committees in SPECIAL LIBRARIES ASSOCIATION including the President's Task Force, and Copyright Law.

President of SPECIAL LIBRARIES ASSOCIATION SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER of 600 members who are librarians serving in libraries with specialized collections of books and materials.

Editor of the SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF LAW LIBRARIES Newsletter, and Speaker at the Institute of Municipal Law, as well as working on several committees.


League of Women Voters


The monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of the League of Women Voters

Publications Director and on the Board of Directors for the LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS PASADENA AREA CHAPTER responsible for "The Directory of Decision Makers of the West San Gabriel Valley" and other publications.

SPEAKER'S BUREAU member visiting schools and organizations talking about the League and about the ballot propositions.

Writes OBSERVER REPORTS: ALHAMBRA on the Alhambra City Council meetings for the monthly newsletter THE VOTER.

Co-Chair with Bonnie Hughes of San Gabriel forming the ALHAMBRA, SAN GABRIEL MONTEREY PARK LEAGUE UNIT.
Speaking at the Alhambra Kiwanis about the March, 2000, ballot measures.

The League of Women Voters
a non-partisan political organization, is dedicated to the principles of self-government established in the Constitution of the United States; and works to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in government.



Dr. Kinman with her "Uncle Sam"

President of the ALHAMBRA SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION whose mission it is to raise money for advanced technology and libraries in the school district.


At a Board meeting of the Alhambra School District Foundation.

President of the CITY OF ALHAMBRA CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION / BOARD OF APPEALS; and Vice President of the HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD (HUD).


When Dr. Kinman was President of the ALHAMBRA HISTORICAL SOCIETY she began asking for a house for the museum--and here is the result!

Alhambra Historical Society Museum
1550 Alhambra Road
Alhambra CA 91801

626 300 8845 open Thursdays and the second and fourth Sundays from 2-4.

Also a member of the CITY OF ALHAMBRA / ALHAMBRA HISTORICAL SOCIETY HISTORIC HOUSE SURVEY where homes with historic features were listed. The report is in the Alhambra Public Library.

Was a member of the Board of Directors of the ALHAMBRA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE and while on the board encouraged the members to begin the CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL.

Co-chair with Dr. Karen Chao of the CHAMBER DINNER SILENT AUCTION COMMITTEE which raised over $3,000 for the San Gabriel and Alhambra Chambers of Commerce.

Member of the TOURNAMENT OF ROSES COMMITTEE

Co-chair of the BYLAWS COMMITTEE
Chair, CHINESE NEW YEAR PARADE

 


As Chair of the Chinese New Year Parade, this was my year for the biggest and best parade. Here I am with two of my favorite 'people' as Grand Marshals."

Alhambra Chamber of Commerce - http://www.alhambrachamber.org


Soroptimist International Camino Real Region
Chair, and founder of the SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL CAMINO REAL REGION FRIENDSHIP GRANT COMMITTEE which offers to any Soroptimist in the world (except the United States) a Grant of three weeks of living with Soroptimists in the Region . The 1998 winners were Deanny Fremaux, President of SI Rheims, France, and Erika Heuser, President of SI Brussels, Belgium. In 1999, Keng Chee Tay, President of SI Kuantan, Malaysia, was our winner. "This all grew out of the fact that I was a Friendship Grant winner to New Zealand South and found it to be such a rewarding experience that I wanted other Soroptimists in the world to have the same experience, and the opportunity to visit us."

Served as President, SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF ALHAMBRA, SAN GABRIEL, SAN MARINO.


"We have many projects, but partnering with RIF (Reading is Fundamental) is one of our most exciting, hands-on project. We go to the third-grade classes and give each student a book three times a year. Both we and the students have a lot of fun!"

Soroptimist donates money to the community, as well as scholarships. (The webmaster was a recipient of one of these scholarships).


Fundraising at the Soroptimist Celebrity Fashion Show.

Also writes NEWS AND VIEWS Column for the Club's monthly newsletter.

President, Foundation of SI Alhambra San Gabriel San Marino.

Soroptimist International of Alhambra San Gabriel San Marino
http://www.sorop.org

Soroptimist International Camino Real Region
http://www.caminorealregion.org

Soroptimist International of the Americas
http://www.soroptimist.org

 

Member of TOASTMASTERS' INTERNATIONAL whose mission is to make effective oral communications a worldwide reality. Dr. Kinman received her CTM (Competent Toastmaster) Certificate.
http://www.toastmasters.org

Dr. Kinman speaking at the Orator's Club which meets at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works in Alhambra on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at noon.

In addition Dr. Kinman worked as Captain, YMCA Fundraising Campaign.


Fundraising for the YMCA West San Gabriel Valley with fellow Soroptimist patriot Jane Burtis and two clowns (husband Bill Kinman and Joanna Higgins).

On the Board of Directors of the YMCA West San Gabriel Valley.

Volunteer and participant in the ALHAMBRA MOONLIGHT 8K RUNS and the AVON BREAST CANCER WALK.

On the Advisory Board of the American Red Cross West San Gabriel Advisory Council.



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