Kimberly Freeman, 40, of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the California African American Museum (CAAM) Board of Directors. Since 2006, she has been regional director of community partnerships at Sempra Energy. Prior to that, Freeman worked for Southern California Gas Company as director of community relations from 2002 to 2004 and sales manger from 2001 to 2002.

From 1998 to 2001, she was state regulatory relations administrator for Sempra Energy. Freeman previously held numerous positions with Southern California Gas Company, including regulatory consultant/advisor from 1997 to 1998, senior account executive from 1995 to 1997, field environmental engineering specialist from 1994 to 1995 and environmental engineering specialist from 1992 to 1994.

She is vice chair of the Los Angeles Quality and Productivity Commission and a board member for the Southern California Leadership Network and the Los Angeles Urban League Executive Corps. Freeman is a past board member with Operation HOPE and the Los Angeles African American Women’s Public Policy Institute. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no salary. Freeman is a Democrat.

Other CAAM appointees include Kim Curry-Evans, Joseph Phillips, Cynthia Dellums, Carolyn Webb de Macias and Leon Banks, M.D.