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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
Ryan RastokForest Health Program Coordinator
Dave BrutonForest Products Marketing and Utilization
Darci PaullGIS Specialist
VacantCommunications Coordinator
Aimee HawkesBudget & Fiscal Coordinator / Office Manager
Kylie RethmanHuman Resources Specialist

Rural Forestry (Click here to find your forester)

Ryan ArmbrustRural Forestry Program Coordinator
Jami Richardson
District Forester, District 1
John Klempa
District Forester, District 2
Thad Rhodes District Forester, District 3
Chris MullinsDistrict Forester, District 4
Howard FreerksenDistrict Forester, District 5
Ryan RastokDistrict Forester, District 6
Katy DhungelDistrict Forester, District 7
Andy KleinWater Quality Forester
Pam FreerksenForestry Technician
EJ JamisonForestry Technician

Community Forestry

Tim McDonnellCommunity Forestry Section Leader
District Community Forester, SE/SC Districts
Kim BombergerDistrict Community Forester, NE/NC Districts
Jami RichardsonDistrict Community Forester, NW District
John KlempaDistrict Community Forester, SW District

Fire Management

Mark NeelyState 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
Jesse SloanDistrict Fire Management Officer
Tim FlanaryFire Business Specialist
Andy ReffittEquipment Mechanic

Conservation Trees

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

Information  Technology

Dan ScottIT Specialist