Pictured above: Melvin & Linda Graves
Melvin B. Graves, President
Melvin holds a Master of Science in Management degree from Friends University. He provided drug and alcohol program IT services, developed the substance abuse recognition training for supervisors, and did breath alcohol and specimen collections on a contractual basis for Utility Consultants, Inc. beginning in 1989. He is a qualified Breath Alcohol Technician (BAT) instructor and urine specimen collection trainer.
Melvin was part of the industry work group that developed the current Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form. He has been on the KMCA Allied Division subcommittee, and has been chairman for the last 2 years.
Linda M. Graves, Vice President
Linda holds a Master of Science in Management degree from Friends University. In 1989 she developed and managed the drug and alcohol testing programs mandated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Drug Free Work Place programs for Utility Consultants, Inc., a Third Party Administrator (TPA). She is a qualified Breath Alcohol Technician (BAT) instructor and urine specimen collection trainer.
She received the Gas Industries Magazine 1992 Outstanding Manager award for her work in the drug and alcohol testing program. She has given testimony at DOT hearings and has been an integral part of the management of S & G Associates since 2005.