I have over 20 years experience in archaeological survey, excavation, monitoring, and report writing. I have supervised crew ranging from 3-30 people.
On call archaeologist
Garcia ana Associates
June 2013 - October 2013
Conduct surveys, assist with excavations, and collect, organize, and prepare paperwork and photographs for archaeological site records and isolate forms for City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Owens Lake Dust Abatement program Phase 9.
Garcia and Associates
January 2012 - February 2012
Archaeological monitor for City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Owens Lake Dust Abatement program Phase 7A. Conduct surveys. Assist with excavations as needed. Cross trained as paleontological monitor. Work closely with Native American monitors.
Chambers Group Inc. 1755 East Plumb Lane, Suite 260 Reno, NV (775) 323-3555
March 2012 - March 2013
Archaeological monitor, Mojave Solar Project Harper Lake, CA (3/5/2012-6/22/2012) Genesis Solar Project Blythe, CA (7/2/2012 to 3/15/2013). Work closely with Native American monitors.
Associate Cultural Resources Specialist
Chambers Group Inc
February 2011 - October 2011
92707 (949) 261-5414
Senior Archaeologist/ Cultural Resources Lead
Chambers Group Inc
March 2011 - July 2011
Supervise 4 permanent and 3 temporary staff persons. Interface with government customers. Support public education activities. Write and edit reports. Conduct field surveys. Write SHPO and Native American consultation letters.
Garcia and Associates
May 2009 - September 2010
Archaeological monitor for City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Owens Lake Dust Abatement program. Conduct surveys. Assist with excavations as needed. Cross trained as paleontological monitor. Work closely with Native American monitors.
Pacific Legacy, Inc
October 2008 - November 2008
Assist with excavation of sites for SCE power line.
August 2008 - October 2009
Assist with archaeological field work as needed. Monitor construction.
A Z Geo Technics, Inc
August 2006 - August 2007
Conduct soil tests and percolation tests, perform lab tests on soil samples, perform slope analysis and hydrological studies, conduct Phase I environmental assessments, and write reports and proposals.
ECORP Consulting, Inc
May 2006 - June 2006
Assist with excavation and evaluation of prehistoric sites for Barstow Landfill expansion.
July 2005 - October 2005
Monitor grading and construction of improvements at park site in Lake Los Angeles, CA. Work closely with Native Americn monitor.
January 2004 - May 2004
Provide local expertise and assist in evaluations of prehistoric sites at Edwards Air Force Base.
Tetra Tech, Inc
December 2001 - November 2003
Provides culture resource management expertise as needed. Analyze and synthesis data, conduct collections research, coauthor reports, interface with government client and other agency representatives.
Adjunct anthropology and philosophy instructor
Cerro Coso College
January 1993 - December 2008
140 Methusa Ave, Building 2453, Edwards Air Force Base, CA 93524 (661) 258-8644. (1/93 to 12/2008) Adjunct anthropology and philosophy instructor. Teach introductory cultural anthropology, archaeology, physical anthropology, philosophy of religion, and ethics courses. Plan and teach archaeological field class and rock art tour class.
Cultural Resources staff
Computer Sciences Corporation
May 1992 - November 2001
Edwards Air Force Base, CA. Company is no longer at Edwards AFB. Direct inquiries to Human Resources Department CSC Federal Group 3170 Fairview Park Drive Falls Church, VA 222042 (5/92 to 11/2001) Provides culture resource management expertise as needed. Provide technical direction to Cultural Resources staff, prepare Legacy Grant proposals, prepare project budgets, research designs, and review documents prepared by project leads. Regularly interface with Air Force customer. Assist with Archaeological Resources Protection Act enforcement and Native America Graves Protection and Repatriation Act compliance. Conduct culture inventories and evaluations. Produce cultural resources maps using Microstation SE and MGE GIS software.
Evaluation, and recommend consultant
City of Palmdale Planning Department
February 1991 - February 1992
38259 N Sierra Highway, Palmdale, CA 93550 (661) 267-5200 (2/91 to 2/92) Review development applications to determine required special studies under CEQA. Review special studies reports for adequacy. Prepare RFP, interview perspective archaeological consultants for Phase II Evaluation, and recommend consultant. Prepare and maintain database of archaeological sites within City's Planning Area and resulting sensitivity maps. Conduct site inspections for cultural resource inventories on small projects. Assist in development of Air Quality Element for City's General Plan.
Member of technical Staff B, part time casual archaeologist
Computer Sciences Corporation Edwards Air Force Base
July 1990 - October 1991
Assist with cultural resource evaluations on an as needed basis.
Private archaeological consultant conducting cultural resource studies
From June 1989
Campbell Anthropological Research PO Box 2139, Rosamond, CA 93560 (661) 400-4397 (6/89 to present) Private archaeological consultant conducting cultural resource studies for CEQA compliance. Respond to RFP's, prepare proposals and bids, conduct studies, produce reports, and respond to customer concerns.
Adjunct anthropology instructor
Antelope Valley College
June 1989 - December 1999
Teach introductory physical and cultural anthropology as needed.
Archaeological crew member
The Keith Companies
June 1988 - December 1988
Conducted field inventories, excavation, wet and dry screening, sorting, and cataloging.
Gem Hill Survey
Volunteer survey and recording of a large prehistoric quarry site with evidence of habitation.
Qualifications & Certifications
Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary
California State University Northridge
California State University Fresno
M. Div. Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary
Vancouver Bible College
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