Kim McKnight

Program Manager, Historic Preservation and Tourism Program at Austin Parks and Recreation Department

Kim McKnight is a Program Manager for Austin’s Parks and Recreation Department. She manages the Historic Preservation and Tourism Program, which entails preservation planning, management, and promotion of the historic resources of Austin’s park system. Her team maintains the inventory of historic resources in the park system, works with community groups on park improvements, and advises on issues related to historic properties and cultural landscapes.

Ms. McKnight also leads PARD’s Signage and Wayfinding Program. Projects include the Parks and Recreation 10-year System Plan, the Seaholm Waterfront Redevelopment Plan, the Brush Square Vision Plan, and the Historic Cemeteries Master Plan.

Ms. McKnight previously served as the Executive Director of the Texas Downtown Association, a statewide nonprofit organization with over 400 members. She also led the Texas Main Street Center which provides direct, on-site assistance to more than 80 Texas Main Cities.


Activating Cemeteries for Community and Environmental Wellness

Monday, June 24
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM