Michelle is a registered professional archaeologist who loves exploring the depths of a project’s historical aspects. She meets the Secretary of the Interior’s standards for conducting and supervising all phases of investigations, and she’s well versed in the requirements of Section 106 of the NHPA and the California Environmental Quality Act, having managed archaeological assessments, Phase I, II, and III excavations, and architectural history investigations.
As a principal investigator for archeology on large scale projects in the energy, transportation, and development sectors, Michelle has honed her skills as a project manager and expert in archaeology, historical archaeology, and cultural resources management.
Overseeing our cultural resources program management for the western United States, Michelle is also active in the Society of California Archaeology (Northern California), where she works to advocate for archaeology on a local and state level.
When she’s not working, you’ll find Michelle in the trails of the American River Parkway in Sacramento or the Sierra Nevada mountains and foothills. She’s an avid runner and enjoys the outdoors with her husband and two children.