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Kansas Forest Service

Kansas Forest Service
2610 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66502

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Foresters & Staff

Statewide Staff

Jason HartmanState Forester
Robert AtchisonRural Forestry Program Coordinator
Ryan ArmbrustForest Health Program Coordinator
Ryan RastokForest Entomologist
Dave BrutonForest Products Marketing and Utilization
Darci PaullGIS Specialist
Cassie WanderseeCommunications Coordinator
Aimee HawkesBudget & Fiscal Coordinator / Office Manager
Kylie RethmanHuman Resources Specialist
Shane NeelOutreach Coordinator
Alex HeerenGIS Student

Rural Forestry (Click here to find your forester)

Ryan RastokDistrict Forester, District 1
Katy DhungelDistrict Forester, District 2
Howard FreerksenDistrict Forester, District 3
Ashley BeltDistrict Forester, District 4
Thad Rhodes District Forester, District 5
Chris MullinsDistrict Forester, District 6
Jami SeirerDistrict Forester, District 7
John KlempaDistrict Forester, District 8
Andy KleinWater Quality Forester
Jarran TindleWatershed Forester

Community Forestry

Tim McDonnellCommunity Forestry Section Leader
District Community Forester, SE/SC Districts
Kim BombergerDistrict Community Forester, NE/NC Districts

Fire Management

Mark NeelyState Fire Management Officer
VacantAssistant Fire Management Officer
Rodney RedingerAssistant Fire Management Officer - Operations/Training
Eric WardAssistant Fire Management Officer
Dennis CarlsonAssistant Fire Management Officer
Aaron WilliamsDistrict Fire Management Officer
Bryce HaverkampDistrict Fire Management Officer
Chris HansonDistrict Fire Management Officer
Tim FlanaryFire Business Specialist
Terry FlemingEquipment Mechanic
Andy RiffettEquipment Mechanic

Conservation Trees

Mark HallerConservation Trees Program Coordinator
Eva PetersonConservation Tree Associate
Aaron Yoder Conservation Trees Specialist
Grace WilcoxConservation Student
Emma WilliamsConservation Student
Sofia AdinolfiConservation Student
Ethan ConnConservation Student

Information  Technology

Michael VonderheidIT Student