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.



Jack Meyer, MA – Director ext. 125

D. Craig Young, PhD ext. 213

Vickie L. Clay, MS ext. 215

Philip Kaijankoski, MA ext. 111

Naomi Scher, MA ext. 135

Historical Archaeologists

Cassidy DeBaker, MA

David Hyde, MA

Sharon Waechter, MA

Melinda Pacheco Patrick, MA ext. 106

Vickie Clay, MS ext. 215

Allen McCabe, BS  ext. 212

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, MA

Patricia Galindo Arias, BA

Lucas R.  Martindale Johnson, PhD

Alexxandria Martinez, BA

Rosario Torres, BA

Staff Archaeologists

Angela Armstrong-Ingram, BS

Gina Caretti, BA

Alex Castillo, BA

Cameron Caywood, BA

Brieann DeOrnellas, BA

Martha Diaz-Longo, MA

Jill Eubanks, BA

Patricia Galindo Arias, BA

Devin Garvey, BA

Eric Gingerich, BA

Denay Grund, MA

Kathleen Hanrahan, MA

Melissa K. Johnson, BS, BA

Martijn Kuypers, BA

Laure Kwoka, BA

Steve Lindley, BA

Nick Longo, BA

Michele Maybee, BA

Joshua McWaters, BA

Margo Meyer, BA

Montserrat Osterlye. BA

Monique Sanchez, BA

Eleni Ziogas, BA

GIS and Cartography Specialists

Paul Brandy, MA – Director

Shannon DeArmond, BS – GIS Supervisor

Jill Bradeen, BA

Eva Cordtz, BA 

Kyle Deutsch, BS

Chelsea Karthauser, MS

Andras Nagy, MA

Darla Rice, BA

Graphic Design and Publishing

Tammara Ekness Norton, BA – Art Director

Michael Pardee – Production Manager

Nora Cary, BA

Kathleen Montgomery, BA

Jacquie Kramm, BA

Angelica Saenz, BA

Liz Sterling, BA



Brian F. Byrd, PhD – Proposal Team Lead

Melissa Johnson, BS, BA –  Proposal Coordinator

Erin Eason – Human Resources

Valarie Townsend – Logistics Coordinator

Jerry Tarner – Nevada Administrative Lead

Ashley Langer – Finance Manager

Karen Kaur – Accounts Payable

Lynda Fawcett – Billing Manager

Monika Chavez – Project Accountant

Ann Russel – Project Accountant

Courtney Shumway – Project Accountant

Comments are closed.