Board of Directors
M.S., CPESC, CPSWQ
American Excelsior Company
Address: 831 Pioneer Ave
Rice Lake, WI 54868 USA
Phone: (715) 234-6861
Mr. Kurt Kelsey is employed by American Excelsior Company - Earth Science Division - Arlington, TX, as the Division Director. Mr. Kelsey has a Bachelor of Science degree in Water Resources with an emphasis in Watershed Science and a minor in Soil Science from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and a Masters of Science in Natural Resources with an emphasis in Soil and Water Science from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. Mr. Kelsey is CPESC and CPSWQ certified. He has worked on numerous erosion and sediment control projects and has authored and co-authored a plethora of papers and articles related to the field. He is an active member of ASTM where he serves on the D18 Executive Committee and he is Chairman of the D18.25 Committee on Erosion and Sediment Control Technology. Mr. Kelsey is active with the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) where he serves on their Erosion and Sediment Control Educational Track. Mr. Kelsey is the industry liaison to the National Transportation Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP) Technical Committee on Erosion Control Products and Sediment Retention Devices. Mr. Kelsey is currently serving as Chairman of the Erosion Control Technology Council (ECTC).
With 30 years split between manufacturing/quality and manufacturing sales, Daniel has been active in Industry markets and trade associations. As a member of the Geosynthetics Material Association executive council since 2014, he has worked to further the understanding and benefits of geosynthetics in civil and environmental infrastructure to federal and state officials. He is currently serving as the chair of the geotextile focus group within GMA.
Upon joining WINFAB in Sales and Technical support in 2019, he joined ECTC and has worked on the technical committee. Active with ASTM D18 and D35, he is excited to support the ECTC and an industry dedicated to Erosion and Sediment Control. Daniel is a proud graduate of The Citadel in 1991 and holds a BS degree in Business Administration.
LSC Environmental Products, LLC
Phone: (661) 706-7240
As Distribution Sales Manager of LSC Environmental Products, LLC, Brian Foster is at the forefront of the company's product reach and uses as well as business-strategy implementation – providing customer satisfaction and education on cost-effective environmental products that improve the industry and meet the needs of a quickly evolving market. Brian Foster previously held this role for Terra Novo. Terra Novo was purchased by LSC Environmental Products, LLC.
In prior employment, he worked as the advertising director for The Bakersfield Californian, a 100-year-old family-owned daily newspaper. Brian also worked previously representing some great California wineries to San Diego area restaurants and resorts. He attended San Diego State University, enjoys golf, fishing and cooking. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Erosion Control Technology Council and belongs to the International Erosion Control Association.
Address: 5401 St. Wendel-Cynthiana Rd.
Poseyville, IN 47725
Phone: (412) 965-3283
Ian graduated from The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio with a BA. As Technical Manager for Western Green. Ian coordinates and handles designed and engineered projects. He also handles technical presentations as well as working with state agencies for continued compliance and standards. He has experience in standards and specifications on the DOT level.
Ian has been in the industry with experience in erosion control manufacturing since 2014 dealing with sediment control and erosion control materials. He is also member of the International Erosion Control Association.
Silt Sock, Inc
Growing up in a family with deep roots in the construction industry, Beau Lane always knew that he wanted to have a career in a construction related field. After several sales positions with construction-based companies, he has found a home with Silt Sock as a sales manager for the erosion control products they manufacture.
Beau has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical and Environmental Geography with an emphasis in Urban Area Development and minors in Geology and Soil Science from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. Our natural resources and water quality are extremely important to Beau. He is excited to join the Board of Directors for ECTC and looks forward to working with like-minded professionals to continue to enhance and improve the erosion and sediment control industry by looking for ways to continue developing their best management practices.