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Kansas State Office

Location
760 S Broadway Blvd
Salina, KS 67401-4604
Phone
Mailing Address
760 S Broadway Blvd
Salina, KS 67401-4604
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The state office staff provides overall leadership for the activities of Kansas NRCS to help people conserve, maintain and improve our natural resources and environment.

Welcome to NRCS in Kansas!

David Doctorian, State Conservationist

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David Doctorian has been employed with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) for 21 years. David has served in various agronomic, soil health, technical, and leadership positions at the Area, State, and National levels. 

Prior to NRCS, David worked almost a decade in the plant protection industry, conducting and managing research and development projects across the United States.

David grew up in rural northern Missouri and will be coming to Kansas from the farm outside of Macon, where he and his family operate a grain and livestock operation.

 

Employee Directory

State Conservationist
Name Position Phone Number Email
David Doctorian
State Conservationist
Andrea Brown
Executive Assistant
Programs
Name Position Phone Number Email
Gaye Benfer
Assistant State Conservationist for Programs
Timothy Weltmer
Resource Conservationist
Jeffery Olson
Resource Conservationist
Zomarys Dumeng Roman
Resource Conservationist
Ashley Visocsky
Resource Conservationist
Rebecca Briggs
Resource Conservationist
Garrett Dorf
Program Assistant
Resources
Name Position Phone Number Email
Dean Krehbiel
State Resource Conservationist
Andy Burr
Biologist
Kate Glanville
State Water Quality Specialist
Elliott Carver
State Agronomist
Brandy Dacus
Archaeologist
Mark Janzen
Natural Resource Specialist - Plant Materials/Forestry
Doug Spencer
State Grazing Specialist
Tricia Friesen
Administrative Support Assistant
Water Resources (Easements)
Name Position Phone Number Email
David Driscoll
Easement Program Manager (Acquisitions)
Megan Lambert
Easement Program Manager (Stewardship)
Matthew Carey
Easement Specialist
Manhattan Plant Materials Center
Name Position Phone Number Email
Fred Cummings
Plant Materials Center Manager
Jason Waite
Agronomist
Engineering
Name Position Phone Number Email
Larry Schieferecke
State Conservation Engineer
Paul Larson
Civil Engineer
Peter Clark
Civil Engineer
Laura Gray
Dam Safety Engineer
Lea Tipton
Geologist
Jared Wagoner
Civil Engineering Technician
Megan Reisinger
Water Resources Planning Specialist
Tammy Cadman
Administrative Assistant
Soils
Name Position Phone Number Email
Jeff Hellerich
State Soil Scientist, Acting
Casey Guetter
Wetland Conservationist
Dale Younker
Soil Conservationist
Technology
Name Position Phone Number Email
Chad Volkman
Assistant State Conservationist for Technology
Levi Gibson
Business Tools Coordinator
Nate Osborn
GIS Specialist
Tom Sullivan
Cartographer
D. Mike Mortimer
Specialist (ACES)
Zachery Hlad
Technology Transfer Specialist
Elizabeth Skaggs
Technology Transfer Specialist
Joel Thompson
Technology Transfer Specialist
Jessie Lamont
Technology Transfer Specialist
Marie Johnson
Administrative Assistant
Partnerships
Name Position Phone Number Email
Jack Fitzgerald
Assistant State Conservationist for Partnerships
Allison Luchnick
Public Affairs Specialist
Erin Herndon
Public Affairs Specialist
Maria Consuelo Walle
Management Analyst
Kari Holtfink
Administrative Support Assistant
Management & Strategy
Name Position Phone Number Email
Jason Gipson
Assistant State Conservationist for Management & Strategy
Tami Yost
Business Services Specialist
Loren Graff
Financial Resources Specialist
Alexandra (Alex) Ascher
Financial Resources Specialist
DeQuinn Nickerson
Management Analyst
Administrative Areas
Name Position Phone Number Email
Monty Breneman
Assistant State Conservationist for Field Operations, Hays Area
Kris Ethridge
Assistant State Conservationist for Field Operations, Hutchinson Area
Justin Kneisel
Assistant State Conservationist for Field Operations, Emporia Area
Daniel Faulkner
Assistant State Conservationist for Field Operations, Manhattan Area