Staff Directory


The key to our success is the diverse group comprising the permanent staff of Far Western. This award-winning team includes Ph.D. and M.A./M.S.-level archaeologists and cartographers, along with data specialists, laboratory scientists, designers and graphic artists, and dedicated field technicians.


Laboratory and Collections Management

Laura B. Harold, MA – Laboratory Director

Kaely R. Colligan, BA – Data Director

Eric Wohlgemuth, PhD – Archaeobotany Director

Kasey O’Horo, MA – Desert Branch Laboratory Director

Angela Armstrong-Ingram, BS

Jill Eubanks, BA

Patricia Galindo Arias, BA

Lucas R.  Martindale Johnson, PhD

Rosario Torres, BA

Staff Archaeologists

Angela Arpaia, BS

Gina Caretti, BA

Kaely R. Colligan, BA

Kathy Davis, BA

Laurel Engbring, MA

Jill Eubanks, BA

Patricia Galindo Arias, BA

Devin Garvey, BA

Eric Gingerich, BA

Kathleen Hanrahan, BA

Leslie Hofert

Sarah L. Izzi, MA

Melissa K. Johnson, BS, BA

Martijn Kuipers, MA

Steve Lindley, BA

Nick Longo, BA

Michele Maybee, BA

Joshua McWaters, BA

Margo Meyer, BA

Montserrat Osterlye. BA

Monique Sanchez, BA

Rosario Torres, BA

GIS and Cartography Specialists

Paul Brandy, MA – Director

Shannon DeArmond, BS – GIS Supervisor

Jill Bradeen, BA

Chelsea Karthauser, MS

Daniel O’Brien, BS

Andras Nagy, MA

Darla Rice, BA

Nicole Stotz, MS

Graphic Design and Publishing

Tammara Ekness Norton, BA – Art Director

Daniel Downey, BA – Production Director

Sorana Bucur, BA

Kathleen Montgomery, BA

Jacuie Kramm, BA

Michael Pardee


Sharon Anstead, BS – Director

Lin Wang, BA – Finance Manager

Brian F. Byrd, PhD – Proposal Team Lead

Melissa Johnson, BS, BA –  Proposal Coordinator

Nicole S. Birney, BSD – Organizational Development Director

Erin Eason

Estrella Lopez, MA

Valarie Townsend

Mariella Vigil

Jerry Tarner – Nevada Administrative Lead

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