Kyle Dagestad

Environmental Specialist
Environmental Programs
Staff member since:
(515) 294-1008

Primary Responsibilities

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Program Coordinator, manages the University’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mandated RCRA hazardous waste program, including the oversight of the collection and handling of chemical, radiological, and special wastes. Provides regulatory compliance assistance, and training for all University labs, and facilities. Interacts with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies. Conducts ISU hazardous materials shipping operations, manages operation of the Veterinary Medicine Incinerator, coordinates sustainability efforts related to hazardous waste minimization, responds to and provides technical assistance during hazardous material/waste emergencies. Assists in the management of Clean Water Act, and Clean Air Act. Radiological Emergency Response Team (RERT) field staff member.


Bachelor of Science in Professional Geography, Minnesota State University of Mankato
Associate of Arts, Riverland Community College

Professional Certifications

Iowa Certified Construction Site Pollution Prevention Inspector
Certified Incinerator Operator
10 hr-OSHA General Industry Outreach Training
40 hr-Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
8-Hour Refresher Course for Hazardous Waste Operations
40 hr-USAF Hazardous Materials Preparer
Certified Dangerous Goods Professional (CDGP)