Staff

RGA's staff have the diverse experience necessary to complete the varied projects required under federal, state, and local cultural resource regulations. The qualifications of the principal investigators meet or exceed federal guidelines and are listed below according to discipline. In addition to these senior personnel, RGA has a large full-time staff of crew chiefs and field supervisors and highly trained research assistants. The RGA staff has broad reaching geographic experience including the following regions: the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest: East North- and West North-Central States; the South: South Atlantic and East and West South Central States; the West Pacific States; the U.S. Virgin Islands; Puerto Rico; and Canada. Several RGA principal investigators and field directors hold current OSHA 40-Hour Health and Safety Training.


Chief Executive Officer


President

Alice Domm
J.D. Rutgers School of Law, Camden, 1981

B.A. English, Gettysburg College, 1976




Vice President


Director of Quality Assurance


Richard Grubb
B.A. History, Rutgers University, 1977




Principal Senior Archaeologists

Paul J. McEachen, RPA
Director of Archaeological Services
M.A. Anthropology, Memorial University of
Newfoundland, Canada, 1996
B.A. Anthropology and Classical Civilizations, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 1993

Mary Lynne Rainey, RPA
M.A. Anthropology, University of Connecticut, 2004
B.A. Anthropology, West Chester University, 1981

Michael J. Gall, RPA
Telecommunications Manager
M.A. History, Monmouth University, 2004
B.A. Anthropology and History, Monmouth University, 2001




Principal Senior Historian

Damon Tvaryanas
Director of Historic Preservation Services
M.S. Historic Preservation, University of Pennsylvania, 1993
B.A. Fine Arts, New York University, 1991




Principal Senior Architectural Historian

Robert J. Wise, Jr.
Historic Preservation Planner
M.M. Business Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, 1994
M.S. Historic Preservation, University of Pennsylvania, 1993
B.A. History, Dickinson College, 1981




Senior Archaeologists

Ilene Grossman-Bailey, Ph.D., RPA
Ph.D. Anthropology, Temple University, 2001
M.A. Anthropology, Temple University, 1998
B.A. English, College of New Jersey, 1979


Sean A. McHugh, RPA

GIS Specialist
M.A. History, Monmouth University, 2009
B.A. History, Monmouth University, 2001

Adam R. Heinrich, Ph.D., RPA
Zooarchaeologist
Ph.D. Anthropology, Rutgers University, 2010
M.A. Anthropology, Rutgers University, 2005
B.S. Evolutionary Anthropology, Rutgers University, 2000




Senior Architectural Historians

Allee Davis
M.S. Historic Preservation, University of Pennsylvania, 2013
B.S. Architectural History with a concentration in Historic Preservation, Philadelphia University, 2010

Kelly E. Wiles
M.S. Historic Preservation, University of Pennsylvania, 2013
B.A. Historic Preservation & Community Planning and Art History, College of Charleston, Cum Laude, 2010





Senior Historians

Michael Tomkins
Business Development Manager
B.A. Anthropology, State University of New York at Albany, 1990

Seth B. Hinshaw
M.S. Historic Preservation, University of Pennsylvania, 2001
M.A. History, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 1991
B.A. American History, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 1988

Teresa Dujnic Bulger, Ph.D., RPA
Ph.D. Anthropology, University of California Berkeley, 2013
M.A. Anthropology, University of California Berkeley, 2006
M.A. Historical Archaeology, University of Massachusetts
Boston, 2005
B.A. Archaeology, Boston University, 2002





Principal Investigator, Archaeologist

Lauren Lembo, RPA
M.A. Anthropology, Monmouth University, 2015
M.A. Education, Central Michigan University, 2012
B.A. Studio Art, Arcadia University, 2007







Laboratory Director

Tara Bini Erdreich
B.S. Evolutionary Anthropology, Rutgers University, 2003

Material Culture Analyst

Danielle R. Cathcart

B.A. Anthropology, The College of William and Mary, 2009



Archaeologists

Paul D. George
Field Logistics Manager
B.A. Sociology with Archaeology and Anthropology,
Muhlenberg College, 1992


Laura D. Cushman
B.A. Social Science, Muhlenberg College, 1991


Allison A. Gall

B.A. Anthropology, Monmouth University, 2003
Research Coordinator

David C. Strohmeier
GIS Specialist
B.A. Anthropology, Ithaca College, 2001


Adrienne Jarczewski
B.A. Anthropology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2002


Alex J. Flick
M.A. Historical Archaeology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 2017
B.A. Political Science, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 2010





Architectural Historians

Lynn Alpert
M.S. Historic Preservation, University of Pennsylvania, 2012
B.A. Art History, Temple University, Summa Cum Laude, 2006


Chelsea Troppauer
M.S. Historic Preservation, University of Pennsylvania, 2013
B.S. Art History, Franklin and Marshall College, 2011


Lauren M. Szeber
M.S. Historic Preservation, University of Pennsylvania, 2012
B.A. American Studies, Boston University, 2009


Sonja Lengel
M.S. Historic Preservation, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
B.F.A. Interior Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2004

Elizabeth S. Diker
M.A. Historic Preservation, University of Delaware, 2016
B.A. Art Conservation and Art History, University of Delaware, 2014


Kristen Herrick
M.A. Historic Preservation, University of Delaware, 2016
B.A. Art History, Rutgers University, Cum Laude, 2014


Laura Hundersmarck
Graphics Specialist
M.S., International Heritage Visualization, Glasgow School of Art, 2015
B.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, Summa Cum Laude, 2012




Research Assistants

Jennifer Falchetta
B.A. Anthropology, West Chester University, 2007


Matthew Craig
B.A. Anthropology, Monmouth University, 2014


Christos D. Catsis
B.A. Anthropology, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, 2010


Fernando Ramirez-Cotto
B.A. Anthropology, Temple University, 2012


Theodore Gold
M.A. Applied Anthropology, University of South Florida, 2016

B.A. Anthropology, University of Chicago, 2013





Support Staff

Stephanie Grubb
Operations Manager
B.A. Political Science, Gettysburg College, 2011


Patricia R. McEachen
Graphics Coordinator
B.A. Anthropology/Archaeology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, 1992

Catherine E. Smyrski
Technical Editor
Certificate of Cartography, Rutgers University, 1998
B.A. Art History/Archaeology, and Anthropology, University of Maryland, 1995


Nisha Shah

Accounts Payable


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