Cultural Resource Management

Above and beyond…

Backing our clients with unique in-house services

Nationwide, we support our clients on projects that require compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (as amended) along with Federal Highway Administration, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and other federal and state regulations. Our expanded capabilities help us provide the full suite of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) services.

  • Phase I, II, and III Archaeological Investigations
  • Architectural History (Above-ground) Resource Investigations
  • Assessment of Effects
  • Agency, Tribal, and Consulting Party Coordination
  • Memorandum of Agreement
  • Cultural Resource Management Plans
  • Online or In-person Records Review
  • National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) Nominations
  • NRHP Eligibility Determinations
  • Viewshed Analysis
  • GPS/Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Resource Mapping
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Archival Research
  • Historic Context Development
  • Building Condition Assessments
  • Content for Informational Brochures, Exhibits, and Signage
  • Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) Documentation
  • Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) Documentation
Jim Snyder

Jim Snyder, MA, RPA

Archaeological Principal Investigator

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Jim Snyder

Mr. Snyder has over 34 years of experience in cultural resource management.  Since 2005 he has been located in Indianapolis, working extensively on transportation related projects reviewed by the INDOT and the DHPA along with energy related projects reviewed by SHPOs in PA, OH, IL, IA, WV, KY, and NC. As a contract archaeologist for the Pittsburgh District USACE his duties included acting as co-principal investigator for a Phase III investigation, conducting Phase I archaeological survey, as well as authoring and reviewing Phase I reports. He has supervised and managed as many as 25 field technicians at various prehistoric and historic archaeological sites throughout the Midwest. He has supervised all aspects of cultural resources management investigations, including pre-field investigations and work plan development, field  work at Phase I/II/III levels, site mapping, prehistoric and historic artifact analysis, and report writing. A project of note includes a multi-year, 240 mile pipeline running from Montana to Illinois where he was the project manager and lead archaeologist for the section traversing Iowa reports were submitted to the Iowa SHPO and the FERC. Mr. Snyder has extensive geoarchaeological background and he has worked with state preservation agencies in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Archaeological Principal Investigator
Jim Snyder, MA, RPA
Project Manager I
Katie Finney
Assistant Project Manager
Archaeological Supervisor
Colleen Westmor, MA, RPA
Assistant Project Manager
Archaeological Supervisor
Maria Smith, PhD, RPA
Project Scientist
Principal Investigator / Architectural Historian
Sue Gilliam, MS
Project Consultant