Kendra Reininga is a Staff Geologist at Creek Run. She joined the Creek Run staff in May 2015. Kendra graduated with a B.S. in Geoscience and a minor in Geochemistry from Indiana State University in May 2015. Kendra has completed the OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER training and attends yearly refresher courses.
Kendra oversees the field services group responsible for collecting groundwater samples, creating groundwater flow and contaminant plume maps, preparing technical reports, and surveying monitoring wells. Kendra also preforms these activities as well as assists with soil borings/classification, well installation, underground storage tank (UST) closures, and source removal/disposal projects. She also assists with the implementation and technical writing for Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) and Initial Site Characterizations (ISC).
Kendra’s undergraduate research focused on the nutrient and geochemical history in Indiana lakes, specifically in Shakamak State Park and in western Indiana. She presented her research at the Geological Society of America meetings in April 2014 and October 2014. At school, she also worked as a student research assistant for Baringo, an African lake.
In her free time, Kendra enjoys cooking, running, hiking, and gardening