Grace M. Kim
San Francisco Region
Social Security Administration
Grace M. Kim serves as the San Francisco Regional Commissioner for the Social Security Administration (SSA). The San Francisco Region covers the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii, as well as the far pacific islands of Guam, American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Ms. Kim is responsible for SSA’s operations in the Region. She oversees over 6,000 employees who work in 162 field offices, 6 telephone service centers, and a large payment center.
Ms. Kim began her Federal service in 1989 as an attorney, with the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) in the Chicago Region. In 2012, she was appointed as the Regional Chief Counsel for the San Francisco Region, and in June 2013, assumed her position as the Regional Commissioner.
About the National Committee Foundation
The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare Foundation (NCF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, whose mission is to protect, promote, and ensure the financial security, health, and well being of current and future generations of Americans through research, analysis, and public education.
The NCF is based in Washington, DC and affiliated with the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare founded in 1982. The primary goal of these two organizations is to preserve and strengthen public support for landmark federal programs that serve Americans, particularly Social Security and Medicare. The NCF draws upon the substantial policy expertise and legislative experience of its President/CEO, Max Richtman, J.D. and its Board of Directors led by Carroll L. Estes, Ph.D.
The California Wellness Foundation
The Know Your Rights Initiative is funded by a grant to the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare Foundation from The California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness). Created in 1992 as a private independent foundation Cal Wellness’ mission is to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness education and disease prevention.