Who We Are
Kevin Shamburg has been with the KLA Environmental Services since 2001 and currently provides overall leadership for the team. Kevin is a Professional Engineer in Kansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Nebraska. He has over four decades of engineering project management experience, with a history of project work throughout the United States. He provides overall leadership for KLA Environmental Services and is responsible to the KLA Environmental Services, Inc. Board of Directors for all business and administration of the team and offices.
Director of Field Services
Dakota Bourne has been with KLA Environmental Services since 2015 and provides leadership to our Scott City team members. He manages field services, data collection, seepage testing, construction observation, and CADD drafting. A valuable asset to the team, Dakota is efficient, detail-oriented and professional.
Director of Agricultural Engineering
Elliott Harris is a Professional Engineer in Kansas. Elliott has more than two decades of engineering experience, with a history of project work throughout the United States. He currently serves as a Project Manager and is our team leader on a wide range of agricultural, civil and environmental engineering projects. Elliott is proficient at feeding facility layout and design. His designs offer highly valued efficiency and routinely results in significant construction cost savings.
Director of Agronomy
Michelle Busch-Hilburn became an Environmental Agronomist with KLA Environmental Services in 2014. Michelle has valuable experience as a Soil Scientist managing ecological site development, conservation planning, and application of soils data for decision-making. She assists our Confined Animal Feeding Operations clients to complete and maintain Nutrient Management Plans.
Director of Water Resource Engineering
Jarred Green has been working for KLA Environmental Services as an Engineering Project Manager since 2005. A valuable asset to the team, he is efficient, detail-oriented and professional. He applies resources of the firm on small and large projects involving water resources, hydrology and hydraulics, agricultural engineering, geotechnical engineering and civil engineering on projects throughout the United States. Jarred is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Kansas, Missouri and Pennsylvania. He provides team leadership and often manages our water resources and flood protection projects.
Craig Griswold is incredibly qualified for this job with experience working on engineering projects. Craig assists clients with feeding facility layout, waste management system planning, seepage testing, construction administration, environmental compliance, soil liner sampling and testing, and water supply system analysis and design. He comes to us with the skills necessary to perform every type of project.
Senior Engineering Technician and Designer
J.R. Colson has been with KLA Environmental Services since 2001 and is incredibly qualified for this job. With years of experience working on engineering projects, he possesses the skills necessary to perform most every type of project we encounter. J.R.'s areas of experience include surveying, planning, design and layout of detailed conservation practices as well as designing livestock waste systems and nutrient management plans. J.R. provides leadership in the areas of field services, data collection, seepage testing, construction observation and CADD drafting.
Katlynn Bourne works closely with livestock feeding facilities to manage environmental compliance. She has valuable experience in natural resources and a passion for animal agriculture. Katlynn's daily activities include managing compliance records, performing assessments, completing permit applications, developing and maintaining web-based data collection and recordkeeping tools, and managing water rights.
Technical Information Specialist
Ramona Malone is a Technical Information Specialist with over 25 years of office administration, information management, and quality control experience. Ramona joined KLA Environmental Services in 2006. She manages office facilities, resources, administrative procedures, and client data. Ramona prepares permit applications, and establishes and maintains project data. She is also responsible for integration and maintenance of our accounting systems.
Kyle joined our Scott City office in June 2020 as an Agronomist. He recently graduated from K-State and has valuable on-farm experience and a strong work ethic. He assists our clients with soil, manure, and wastewater sampling, interpreting laboratory results, and developing Nutrient Management Plans.
Nicola Gregory is an Office Administrator at our Scott City location with over 15 years of office administration, information management, and quality control experience. Nicola joined KLA Environmental Services in 2019. She manages office facilities, resources, administrative procedures, and client data.