Kelsie D. Clark, P.E.
Kelsie holds degrees in Agriculture and Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri.
He began his career at Burns & McDonnell in 1986 working as a construction inspector at the reconstruction of the I-35/I-635 interchange in Johnson County, KS while finishing a Civil Engineering degree. After earning the engineering degree, Kelsie remained at Burns & McDonnell until 1998 where he worked as a site design engineer and construction manager on various transportation, power plant and conservation projects. He continued his career at Archer Engineers as a project engineer/project manager for residential, commercial and industrial site development projects and later at TranSystems Corporation as a project engineer/manager for freight rail projects.
Kelsie is currently as a Senior Project Manager for Olin Winchester, operators of the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Missouri. In this role he manages capital projects to repair, improve and upgrade the numerous facilities and infrastructure at the plant. Projects at Lake City have included bridge replacements, road repair and replacement, structural upgrades to manufacturing buildings, and water supply systems improvements including new water wells, water tower rehabilitation and new water mains.
Kelsie has been a member of MSPE and NSPE since 1998. Kelsie is a member of Western Chapter and is currently serving as 2021-22 Vice President for MSPE. He previously served for two years (2016-17 and 2017-18) on the MSPE Executive Committee as a Board of Directors Representative and completed a two year term (2019-21) as Treasurer for both MSPE and the MSPE Education Foundation. He also served on the Investment Committee of the Education Foundation. As a member of Western Chapter, he has served as a Chapter Director, Secretary, Treasurer, President-Elect, and President. He has served on several MSPE State Convention Planning Committees, Fall PDH Days task force and most recently served as Chair the 2021 Fall PDH Days. He also is a past member of MSPE’s Kimel committee where he helped encourage licensure of engineering professors and teaching faculty at our state’s engineering schools.
Kelsie has been actively involved in the Boy Scouts of America for over 50 years. He earned the Eagle Scout rank in 1975. He has served in numerous leadership roles as an adult volunteer including Order of the Arrow Lodge Advisor, Tribe of Mic O Say Tribal Council, District Training Committee Chair, District Camping Committee Chair, and District Commissioner. He is currently serving as Assistant Council Commissioner in the Heart of America Council and as an Order of the Arrow Associate Adviser for Section C5B of the Gateway Region, BSA.
Kelsie is a life-long member of the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church where he has served in several leadership roles including member and Chair of the Board of Trustees, Building Committee, Administrative Board member, Finance Committee member, and chair of men’s ministries.