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Alpine Archaeological Consultants | Staff | Serving Southern Rocky Mountains & Central Plains

Staff

Alpine’s professional staff has extensive experience in cultural resource consulting. Many of these individuals meet or exceed the qualifications established in the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines (48 FR Part IV). Alpine’s staff archaeologists have worked in every western state in the United States, with their primary focus being on the archaeology of Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. Each member of Alpine’s team has an excellent record for carrying research projects to completion. The responsibilities assigned to key personnel are those that most effectively utilize each person’s expertise and capabilities.

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Administration

KIMBERLY L. REDMAN, M.A., RPA — General Manager
Kim970-249-6761 ext. 38

Kim Redman began her archaeological career in 1988, and worked in the western United States since 1995. She began at Alpine in 1998, with a three-year sabbatical as the Archaeological Officer for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. This experience supplied an increased understanding of Native American perspective on archaeology and archaeological compliance, in addition to gaining extensive experience as a supervisor of an environmental compliance program. She has both field and lab experience, but now specializes in project management, business capabilities, and organizational matters. Her archaeological research interests focus on debitage analysis and its ability to shed light on mobility and technological organization. Prior to her employment at Alpine, Kim studied under Dr. Jeffrey Flenniken, completed her degree at Washington State University under William Andrefsky, and was a field archaeologist.

JACKI MULLEN, M.A., RPA – Project Administrator
Jacki970-249-6761 ext. 34

Jacki Mullen has a broad background in cultural resource management, having worked throughout the United States, including the Southwest and Intermountain West regions. She received her B.A from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and M.A. from Northern Arizona University. Jacki started at Alpine as a Project Director and conducted survey and excavation fieldwork throughout the Great Basin and Great Plains regions. She has a special interest in projectile point chronologies, the transition to the bow and arrow, and large-scale site database management. She now serves as Project Administrator, and is largely responsible for budget and proposal development, permit acquisition, technical editing, and project management.

Principal Investigators

RAND A. GREUBEL, M.A., RPA
Rand-Greubel970-249-6761 ext. 24

Rand Greubel has over 30 years of archaeological experience in the Intermountain West. He received his B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Colorado, Boulder and his M.A. in Archaeology and Heritage from the University of Leicester, England. He joined Alpine in 1989. Rand was a field-going archaeologist with Alpine for over 20 years, supervising large surveys and major archaeological excavations on prehistoric sites in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Wyoming. He now devotes most of his time to project management, report writing and review, preparation of research designs and data recovery plans, and overseeing all aspects of fieldwork, analysis, and reporting. Rand’s professional research interests include lithic technology, Ute archaeology, Protohistoric-period cross-cultural relationships, forager-farmer interactions in prehistory, and spatial patterning on hunter-gatherer sites. He is strong advocate of interpreting the findings of archaeological projects to the public.

JONATHON C. HORN, M.A., RPA
Jon-Horn970-249-6761 ext. 14

Jonathon Horn has worked in archaeology in the western United States for 35 years. He is one of the founders of Alpine and is one of its principals. Although Jon is proficient in both historical and prehistoric archaeology, and serves as Principal Investigator on both types of projects, his main research interest is in historical archaeology. His main duties at Alpine are overseeing field projects, historic research, quality control, and preparation of reports and proposals.

MATTHEW J. LANDT, M.A., RPA
Matt-Landt970-249-6761 ext. 23

Matthew Landt began working as an archaeologist in 1996 and has an array of archaeological experiences in Wyoming, Montana, Washington, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado as well as overseas. He has worked for Alpine since 2007. His M.A. thesis, received from Washington State University in 2004, focused on the application of ethnographic small mammal taphonomic data to Pleistocene archaeological assemblages. His professional research interests include the application of conservation biology theory to archaeological materials, prehistoric and historic environmental exploitation, processes of domestication and taphonomy, as well as shifting socioeconomic and subsistence strategies of transhumant pastoral and agro-pastoral people. He has authored several publications in regional and national archaeological journals and actively pursues the presentation of archaeological data to the general public.

Archaeologists

JOSHUA BOYD, M.A., RPA – Project Archaeologist
Josh970-249-6761 ext. 16

Joshua Boyd joined Alpine in 2016. Josh has worked as an archaeologist in the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains since 2007, working in Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and internationally in Mongolia. He received his B.A. in Anthropology and Geography from Western State College in 2010. He received his M.A. from the University of Wyoming in 2015 where his thesis research focused on the behavioral and environmental conditions associated with the procurement and discard practices of hide production stone tool technologies during the Younger Dryas. His professional and research interests include prehistoric hunter-gatherers of the Northwestern Plains and Rocky Mountains, Native American equestrians, and how geoarchaeological and site formation processes inform our interpretations of archaeological materials. He is active in the professional and academic communities and has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals.

JODY CLAUTER, Ph.D., RPA – Project Archaeologist
Jody970-249-6761 ext. 41

Jody Clauter joined Alpine in 2017 after many years working archaeological field and curation positions for contract firms and state agencies in the Midwestern United States and Wyoming. She received her B.A. degree from College of Wooster and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Jody has experience directing a diverse array of projects, including large multi-year data recovery projects, all phases of archaeological identification survey, and collections management for a state-wide archaeological repository which housed federal collections. Her professional interests include archaeological collections management and curation, prehistoric ceramics from the Eastern Woodlands, Great Lakes, and High Plains, the Woodland Period, Late Prehistoric, and public archaeology.

SHANNON LANDRY, M.A. – Archaeologist
Ninja970-249-6761 ext. 35

Shannon has been working as an archaeologist since 2012 and specializes in zooarchaeology and faunal analysis. She received her B.A. from the University of New Mexico where she focused on lithic technology and worked on projects in Chaco Canyon and Northern Spain. Shannon received her M.A. from Northern Arizona University, where she began her specialization in zooarchaeology. Her thesis investigated subsistence and social capacities of faunal resource consumption among the prehistoric Sinagua in Northern Arizona. Shannon’s research interests include exploring the social nuances of faunal exploitation, differentiating between food and non-food consumption of fauna, taphonomy, and prehistoric human ecology.

TREVOR LINDLAND – Archaeologist
Trevor Lindland970-249-6761 ext. 30

Trevor Lindland, who joined Alpine’s staff in 2004, has worked as an archaeologist for 14 years primarily in the western states of Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, and Nevada, but also has experience in the Midwest. He received his B.S. in Anthropology, with an emphasis in Archaeology and Physical anthropology, from Oregon State University in 1997. His professional interests include Great Basin prehistoric archaeology, with a primary focus on Utah’s Fremont populations, museum curation of prehistoric cultural materials, and preservation of significant cultural sites associated with large-scale pipeline and transmission line projects.

TOSH MCKETTA, M.A., RPA – Project Archaeologist
Tosh970-249-6761 ext. 15

Tosh McKetta has been working as an archaeologist since 1998. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Idaho and his master’s degree from the University of Montana. He is experienced in all aspects of the cultural resource management process including Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, The National Environmental Policy Act, and Section 4(f) of the DOT Act. He has conducted extensive field work and authored or coauthored over 100 professional reports. His experience includes inventory, historic documentation, cultural resource management planning, excavation, and predictive modeling projects. Tosh has worked for private firms, universities, and the U.S. Forest Service in 17 states and British Columbia. His professional interests include GIS modeling, statistical synthesis, and the prehistory and history of the Great Plains, Great Basin, and Columbia Plateau. Tosh joined the Alpine team in 2017 and works as a project archaeologist across the American west.

SARA MILLWARD, M.A., RPA – Project Archaeologist
Sara-Millward-2015970-249-6761 ext. 20

Sara Millward, who joined Alpine’s staff as a Project Director in 2011, has worked as an archaeologist in the Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Intermountain West regions. She received her B.A. in Archaeology from Hamilton College and her M.A from Eastern New Mexico University, where her thesis research focused on an economic analysis of thermal features in Southeastern New Mexico. Her professional interests include prehistoric subsistence strategies, landscape archaeology, thermal features, and public archaeology.

MICHAEL PROUTY, M.A., RPA – Project Archaeologist
Mike-Prouty-2015970-249-6761 ext. 37

Michael Prouty has worked as an archaeologist within the western United States since 2007, with the majority of his experience in Colorado, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming. He received his B.A. in history from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in 2006, and his M.A. in anthropology from San Diego State University in 2015. His thesis focused on settlement patterns during the early Spanish period in the greater San Diego, California area. His professional interests include historical archaeology, specifically contact and expansion period in the American West, Great Basin and Northern Plains prehistoric archaeology, ground stone use during prehistory, and GIS applications to archaeology.

CHARLES REED, M.A., RPA – Senior Project Archaeologist
Charlie-Reed-ds970-249-6761 ext. 19

Charles Reed began his career in archaeology in 2001, and has worked in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Oregon and Washington. He received his B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2005, and his M.A. from Washington State University in 2010. His M.A. thesis examined the potential correlation between the replacement of the atlatl by the bow and arrow in the prehistoric southwest and increases in group size and social organization, specifically examining increases in the effectiveness of coalitional punishment. His professional interests include lithic analysis, Southwestern prehistory, GIS, and prehistoric social organization. Charles joined Alpine’s team in 2011.

Data Services Department

CASEY DUKEMAN, M.A.,RPA – Data Services Manager
Casey970-249-6761 ext. 32

Casey Dukeman began his archaeological career in 1994 and has worked in the western United States and Rocky Mountains for over 20 years. He completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geoarchaeology and History at Western State College in 1997 and his Master of Arts in Anthropology at the University of Wyoming in 2002. His M.A. Thesis was entitled An Analysis of Analysts: A Critical Assessment of Debitage Attributes, in which he compared the replicability of lithic analysts across the discipline of archaeology. Since then, Casey has worked as an archaeologist, manager, and principal investigator in academia, cultural resource management, environmental compliance, and state historic preservation. He has extensive field survey and excavation experience, as well as countless hours of laboratory experience in cataloging, analysis, and methodological development. Casey is also a certified ArcGIS Server and Enterprise administrator.

JESSIE BOYD, M.A., RPA – Site Records Supervisor
Jessie970-249-6761 ext. 27

Jessie Boyd joined Alpine’s staff in 2016, specializing in site records management and curation. Jessie has been working as an archaeologist since 2010. She received her M.A. from the University of Wyoming in 2015, where her thesis research focused on survey bias on a regional scale using the expansive Wyoming Cultural Records Database. She received her B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Tulsa in 2010, with a minor in Art History and earned a Museum Studies Certificate. Her professional and research interests are prehistoric habitation structures, prehistoric hunter-gatherers of the Northwest and Southern Plains, geoarchaeology, GIS, archaeological database research, and curation.

AARON GOLDMAN, B.A. – GIS Specialist
AARON970-249-6761 ext. 28

Aaron Goldman began his archaeological career in 1998, and has since participated in fieldwork in the Northeast, Southwest, and Intermountain West as well as Belize and Mexico. Aaron received his BA in Anthropology from the State University of New York at Albany in 2000. After joining Alpine in 2011 as an assistant crew chief, he has since had the opportunity to become part of Alpine’s GIS department.

ABBIE HARRISON, M.A., RPA – Macrobotanical Specialist & ArchaeologistStephanie and Iraida
Abbie Harrison DS970-249-6761 ext. 18

Abbie L. Harrison joined Alpine’s staff in 2007, specializing in the identification and interpretation of plant materials, including wood charcoal, from archaeological contexts. She received her B.S. degree in Anthropology from Iowa State University and her M.A. degree in Anthropology from the University of Oklahoma. Her thesis examined macrobotanical remains from the Pueblo Alto trash mound in Chaco Canyon. Abbie has archaeological experience throughout the Midwest, Southwest, High Plains, and Intermountain West regions of the United States. She has also worked on archaeological projects in Crete and Chihuahua, Mexico. Her research interests include anthropogenic ecology, domestic and ritual plant use, prehistoric subsistence, and sustainable agriculture.

CONNOR JOHNEN, M.A. – GIS Specialist
Connor width=970-249-6761 ext. 40

Connor Johnen has worked as an archaeologist in Wyoming and Colorado in both academic/research-based projects as well as in a CRM context since 2010. He received his B.A. from Colorado State University in 2014 and finished coursework for his M.A. at the University of Wyoming in 2016. Connor’s thesis is focused on ArcGIS predictive modeling of residential locations in the Wind River Range in Northwestern Wyoming. He will be defending his thesis in fall of 2016. His archaeological interests include prehistoric site location, use of GIS in archaeology, stone tool technology, hunter-gatherer behavior and ecology, spatial patterning in the archaeological record, and the use of mountain environments by prehistoric people. This research is usually focused on the Northwestern Plains but his research interests are not bound to this area. Connor is also interested in working with Python code to automate GIS processes within Alpine and also wishes to expand his knowledge of ArcGIS in time.

BARBARA LOCKWOOD, B.S. – Artifact Laboratory Supervisor & GIS Specialist
Barb-Lockwood-2015970-249-6761 ext. 26

Barbara Lockwood is a professional archaeologist with 17 years of experience.  She was the Curation Laboratory Supervisor at Washington State University prior to joining Alpine’s team in 1999, where she has worked as both a field archaeologist and as a laboratory archaeologist. She currently manages Alpine’s artifact laboratory and is also proficient in GIS mapping of archaeological sites.

Administrative Staff

MEGAN CARNEY REED, M.A. – Administrative Assistant
Megan-Carney-Reed-ds970-249-6761 ext. 33

Megan Carney Reed began working with Alpine in 2009.  Her areas of expertise include both anthropology and computers.  She received her B.S. in Anthropology-Zoology from the University of Michigan in 2001 and her M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Washington in 2010.  She also worked as a computer programmer from 1997 to 2005 and obtained a post-associate degree in Computer Information Systems in 2004 from Schoolcraft College.  Her duties include office and computer administration and technical editing.

BRENDA COLLIN – Human Resources Manager
Brenda Collin DS970-249-6761 ext. 10

Brenda Collin joined Alpine’s team in 2011 as our Human Resources Manager. She brings over 20 years of accounting, management, human resource, and administrative experience. Her duties focus on personnel management, while assisting with project and corporate accounting.

DEBBY PATTERSON – Office Manager
Debbie-Edwards-ds970-249-6761 ext. 11

Debby Patterson has served as Alpine’s Office Manager since 1993. Her duties include project and corporate accounting.

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