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Klostermann, Loras A.


Loras A. Klostermann 

Loras A. Klostermann, P.E., M.ASCE

Region 7 Governor Nominee

Biographical Statement:


  • B.S., Civil Engineering/Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 1981
  • M.S., Geotechnical Engineering/Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 1984

Work Experience 

  • Geotechnical Engineer, Nebraska Testing Corp, Omaha, NE, 1984-1988
  • Project Geotechnical Engineer, Fugro/McClelland Engineers, Houston, TX, 1988-1990
  • Project Geotechnical Engineer, Huntingdon Engineering, Omaha, NE, 1990-1994
  • Senior Geotechnical Engineer and Field Staff Supervisor, Thompson, Dreessen & Dorner, Inc., Omaha, NE, 1994-2004
  • Manager, Omaha Geotechnical/Materials Division, HWS Consulting Group Inc., Omaha, NE, 2004-2006
  • Manager, Geotechnical Engineering, The Schemmer Associates Inc., Omaha, NE, 2006-2009
  • Group Manager, Field Services Division, The Schemmer Associates Inc., Omaha, NE, 2009-present
  • Professional Engineer: Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and Illinois

ASCE Involvement 

  • Region 7 Governor NE/WY Sub Region, 2008-present
  • Nebraska Section: Past President, 2005-2006; President, 2004-2005; President Elect/Program & Annual Meeting Committee Chair, 2003-2004; Vice-President, 2002-2003; Director, 2001-2003; Geotechnical Committee Chair, 1993-2001; Geotechnical Conference Committee Member, 1990-Present; Management Committee Chair, 2005-2008; District 16 Delegate, 2004-2006 
  • Geo Institute of ASCE
  • International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 

Other Volunteer Activities 

  • 2009 TREK UP THE TOWER, Omaha, NE 


  • Married
  • 2 Children
  • Interests include family, farming, and gardening