Public Education Committee
Network of State and Provincial Archaeology Education Coordinators

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The links below are an aid for finding information about archaeology or contacting an archaeologist in your area. Click on the state (or on "Canada") for links to regional archaeology information.

Facilitator:Giovanna Peebles

Attention SAA Members! Are you interested in learning more about serving as a State Coordinator? Read more about it here.



F. Lindsey Gordon



Fran Seager-Boss

Public Education Program

Alaska Archaeological Association

Phone: 907-982-0709 or



Doug Gann

Preservation Archaeologist

Archaeology Southwest

Phone: 520-882-6946 ext. 12



Melissa Zabecki, PhD

Education Outreach Coordinator

Arkansas Archeological Survey

2465 N. Hatch Ave.

Fayetteville, AR 72704

Phone: 479-575-6550



Edward J Knell, Ph.D., RPA

Associate Professor

Department of Anthropology

California State University, Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.

Fullerton, CA 92831

Phone: 657-278-5076


Emily M. Long, MA, RPA

Adjunct Instructor/CRM Archaeologist

Colorado Mesa University



Brian D. Jones

State Archaeologist

Connecticut State Museum of Natural History

University of Connecticut

Phone: 860-486-5248

Mandy Ranslow


Connecticut Department of Transportation

Office of Environmental Planning

Newington, CT 06111

Phone: 860-594-2929


Heidi E. Krofft

DelDOT Archaeologist

Delaware Department of Transportation

P.O. Box 778

800 Bay Road

Dover, DE 19903

Phone: 302-760-2125

Fax: 302-739-8282

 District of Columbia:

Ruth Trocolli, Ph.D

City Archaeologist

DC Historic Preservation Office

1100 4th St. SW, Suite E650

Washington, DC 20024

Phone: 202-442-8836



Barbara A. Clark

Director, North Central and Northwest Regions

Florida Public Archaeology Network

Phone: 850-877-2206


Catherine Long

Ft. Daniel Foundation

Lawrenceville, GA

Phone: 770-722-7730



Melissa Kirkendall
Professor of Anthropology

University of Hawaii Maui College

310 Kaahumanu Ave.

Kahului, HI 96732

Phone: 808-984-3235



Mary Anne Davis

Associate State Archaeologist
Idaho State Historical Society

210 Main St
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-488-7472
Fax: 208-334-2775


Illinois-Chicago area

Karen Poulson, M.A. RPA
Phone: 773-810-9620


Eve Hargrave



Amy Johnson
State Archaeologist and Archaeology Outreach Coordinator
Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology
402 West Washington St., Room W274
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-232-6982



Elizabeth Reetz

Director of Strategic Initiatives
Office of the State Archaeologist
700 Clinton Street Building
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-0561
Fax: 319-384-0768


Virginia A. Wulfkuhle
Public Archeologist
Cultural Resources Division
Kansas State Historical Society
6425 SW 6th Ave.
Topeka, KS 66615
Phone: 785-272-8681 ext. 266
Fax: 785-272-8682


A. Gwynn Henderson
Kentucky Archaeological Survey
1020A Export St.
Lexington, KY 40506
Phone: 859-257-1919 or 859-257-1944
Fax: 859-323-1968

Nicolas Laracuente
Kentucky Heritage Council
Site Protection Program Administrator
Phone: 502-564-7005


Chip McGimsey

State Archaeologist

Office of Cultural Development

Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism

P.O. Box 44247

Baton Rouge, LA 70804

Phone: 225-219-4598



Ellie Cowie

Northeast Archaeology Research Center

Farmington, ME

Phone: 207-860-4032

Gemma Hudgell

Northeast Archaeology Research Center

Farmington, ME

Phone: 207-806-4032


Sarah N. Janesko

Assistant Laboratory Manager

Veterans Curation Program

Phone: 301-641-7717



Ellen Savulis

Curator of Anthropology

Springfield Museums

21 Edwards Street

Springfield, MA 01103

Phone: 413-263-6800

Fax: 413-263-6884



Stacy Tchorzynski

State Historic Preservation Office and Department of Natural Resources

702 W. Kalamazoo

P.O. Box 30740

Lansing, MI 48909

Phone: 517-373-6358



Amanda Gronhovd

State Archaeologist

Minnesota Office of the State Archaeologist

Phone: 651-725-2411



Tony Boudreaux


Center for Archaeological Research

University of Mississippi

Phone: 662-915-7339



Michael J. Meyer

Senior Historic Preservation Specialist

Missouri Department of Transportation

P.O. Box 270

Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: 573-526-3560

Fax: 573-526-0068




Rebecca S. Timmons
President and Chair of Public Education Committee
Montana Archaeological Society

Halcyon La Point
Custer National Forest
1310 Main St.
PO Box 50760
Billings, MT 59105
Phone: 405-657-6361
Fax: 405-657-6444


Dawn Bringelson
Archeologist/Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator
Midwest Archeological Center
100 Centennial Mall North, Room 474
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: 402-437-5392 ext. 105



New Hampshire:

Richard Boisvert
State Archaeologist
NH Div. of Historical Resources
19 Pillsbury St. 2nd Floor
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-271-6433
Fax: 603-271-3433

New Jersey:

David C. Mudge
New Jersey Department of Transportation
2021 Old York Rd
Burlington, NJ 08016
Phone : 609-530-2508
Fax: 609-530-5305

New Mexico:

Mollie Toll

Phone: 505-204-6210

New York:

Daniel E. Mazeau

Principal Investigator (Archaeology) and

Cultural Education Specialist

Cultural Resource Survey Program
New York State Museum
Albany, NY  12230
Phone: 518-408-1722

North Carolina:

Mary Beth Fitts

Assistant State Archaeologist

Office of State Archaeology
North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

Phone: 919-807-6554

North Dakota:

Sara Baer
Director, Bismarck Office
SWCA Environmental Consultants
Phone: 701-258-6622


Brad Lepper

Curator of Archaeology

Ohio History Connection
Phone: 614-298-2064


Robert L. Brooks
University of Oklahoma
Archeological Survey
111 E Chesapeake, Bldg 134
Norman, OK 73019
Phone: 405-325-7211
Fax: 405-325-7604




Beverly Chiarulli, PhD 


Pennsylvania Archaeological Council

Research Associate

Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Phone: 412-967-9482

Puerto Rico:

Paola Schiappacasse
University of Puerto Rico
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Phone: 787-764-0000 ext. 87697

Rhode Island:


Timothy Ives

State Archaeologist

Rhode Island Historical Presrevation and Heritage Commission

Old State House

150 Benefit St.

Providence, RI 02903

Phone: 401-222-4139

South Carolina:

Erik Shofner

Executive Director

South Carolina Archaeology Public Outreach Division

Phone: 843-319-7597


Meg Gaillard

Heritage Trust Archaeologist

Land, Water and Conservation Division
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 167

1000 Assembly Street

Columbia, SC 29202

Physical Address:  2025 Barnwell Street

Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-734-0658


South Dakota:


Mike Fosha

Assistant State Archaeologist

South Dakota State Historical Society

Phone: 605-394-1936


Michael C. Moore

State Archaeologist and Director

Tennessee Division of Archaeology

Phone: 615-741-1588 ext. 109



Rebecca (Becky) Shelton
Regional Archeologist/Project Reviewer
Texas Historical Commission
PO Box 12276
Austin, TX 78722
Phone: 512-463-2276

Veronica M. Arias

Curator of Anthropology and Natural History

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

West Texas A&M University

Canyon, Texas

Phone: 806-651-5231



Tim Riley
Curator of Archaeology
Prehistoric Museum
Utah State University Eastern
Phone: 435-613-5290


Brennan Gauthier
VTrans Archaeologist  
Vermont Agency of Transportation 
Project Delivery Bureau 
Environmental Section 
1 National Life Drive 
Montpelier, VT  
Phone: 802-828-3965
Fax: 802-828-2334


Jess Robinson

State Archaeologist

State of Vermont

Division for Historic Preservation

1 National Life Drive 
Montpelier, VT

Phone: 802-272-2509



Elizabeth Moore

Curator of Archaeology

Virginia Musuem of Natural History

21 Starling Avenue

Martinsburg, VA  24112


Bernard Means

Virtual Curation Lab

Virginia Commonwealth University

817 W. Franklin 

Richmond, VA 23284

Phone: 804-827-1985

Fax: 804-828-0127




West Virginia:



Bonnie L. Jancik
Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
1725 State St
La Crosse WI 54601

Tel: 608-785-6473
Fax: 608-785-6474


Judy Wolf
State Historic Preservation Office
Department 3431
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Tel: 307-766-5366
Fax: 307-766-4262





British Columbia:


Emily Wilkerson

Golder Associates Ltd.

Vancouver, BC

Phone: 604-379-7214



New Brunswick:




Rachel Kulick

Ph.D. Candidate, Art History and Archaeology 

Department of Art 

University of Toronto




Updated 6/28/2017