1999 Thesis M.A. Anthropology, specializing in Archaeology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. Committee: Dr. C.J. Ellis, Dr. P. Ramsden, Dr. L. Finstein.
1989 Honours Thesis B.A. Anthropology, specializing in Archaeology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario. Advisor: Dr. C.J. Ellis.
Executive positions, public and private
2006- Trust Manager1997-9 Director, Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) Internet committee member
1996 CAHP Business Development Committee member.
1995-8 Director of Communications, Hamilton Chapter, Ontario Archaeological Society.
1993-6 President, Hamilton Chapter, Ontario Archaeological Society (and founding member).
1992-6 President, Material Culture Management Incorporated (MCMI).
Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP)
Association of Professional Archaeologists (APA)
Society for American Archaeology (SAA)
Canadian Archaeological Association (CAA)
Ontario Archaeological Society (OAS.
2018 Supervisor, Heritage Planning, City of Mississauga, Culture and Heritage Planning, Culture Division, Community Services
2012-2018 Heritage Planner, Province of Ontario: Culture Progam Unit, Programs and Services Branch, Culture Division, Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
2001-2012 Cultural Heritage Planner, City of Hamilton, Community Planning and Design.
2001 Heritage Planner, Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, Southwestern Ontario Region Office.
2001 GIS applications in Archaeology workshop, Society for American Archaeology conference (New Orleans)
2000 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist, Lakehead University, and sessional instructor, Anthropology Department, Lakehead University.
1999 GIS Coordinator and sessional instructor, University of Maryland College Park, Department of Anthropology.
1997-9 GIS and database consultant, Archaeology and Heritage Planning Unit, Ontario Ministry of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation, and Ministry of Transportation.
1997 Assistant Site director, Loyalist Highway 33 Upper Gap Site mitigation, for CRM Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) consulting contract.
1995-7 Project Director, Material Culture Management Inc. (MCMI) archaeological assessments of DiCenzo, Figuerdo, McFarlane, Muretic, Reynolds, Runions and Spencer development properties.
1994-6 Principal Investigator, M.M. Dillon Cultural Resource Management Group. Working for Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) / Canadian Highways International Corporation (CHIC) Highway 407 heritage assessment and mitigation contract. Directing and reporting the testing and mitigation of the Mullet Creek, Pengilley, German Mills Creek, Hayfield, Zydeco, Kipling 3, Robert Johnson, WTS, Wolfe 1, Wolfe 2, Villeneuve and Cross sites, and conducting and reporting on right-of-way (ROW) surveys, Wasaga Beach Riverbend burial mitigation, BFI Landfill expansion, St. Mary Cement extension, Leeds-Grenville Waste Management plan, and Sarnia-Lambton Water Supply corridor surveys. Directing and reporting on the assessment of the Bob-Lo Island project, including subsequent monitoring, testing, and mitigation of the Freight Dock, Western Shore and Northwest sites. Directing and reporting on the Northoway 3 testing and excavations
1994 Principal Investigator, Porter Dillon Ltd. for Bob-Lo Island Partnership Properties (Windsor) Heritage Assessment Project.
1993-4 MCMI Project Director for Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) consulting contract archaeological mitigation (AiGw-134, AiGw 143, AiGw-156).
1993-7 System administrator for mcmi.com Internet domain and related network.
1993 Archaeological field technician for D.R. Poulton & Associates Inc. MTO Hwy 6 new project, Ancaster, Ontario.
1992-3 Radio and computer engineering technician, CING radio, Shaw Communications.
1991-3 Radio and computer engineering technician, CHAM radio, Moffat Communications.
1992 Ontario Ministry of Transportation Research Officer 1 (field archaeologist), Christie site Hwy 403 new project, Ancaster, Ontario.
1991 Ontario Ministry of Transportation field archaeologist, Baker site, Hwy 403 new project, and MacAllen and Lophraig sites, Hwy 53 upgrade mitigation.
1990-2 Teaching assistant, McMaster University Anthropology Department.
1990 Director, McLeod site (AhHk-52) excavations, McMaster Anthropology Department.
1989 Assistant director, Adder Orchard site excavations, McMaster Anthropology Dept.
1988 Archaeological field technician, Archaeological Services Inc.
1987 Archaeological field technician, Royal Ontario Museum, Udora site.
1986 Archaeological field technician, New Aberdeen site. U. of Waterloo Anthropology.
1983 Archaeological field technician, Fort Rouillé site. U. of Toronto Archaeology.
Publications, papers and reports:
2012-2018 Numerous outreach presentations to municipalities in Northwestern and Southwestern Ontario
2007 Planning Archaeology:
within a Municipal Context. City of Hamilton City planning staff
2006 Hamilton's Heritage Volume 6: Inventory of Cemeteries and Burial Grounds
2005 Hamilton's Heritage Volume 5: Reasons for Designation under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act
2004 Hamilton's Heritage Volume 4: Inventory of Registered Archaeological Sites
2003 Hamilton's Heritage Volume 3: Canadian Inventory of Historic Building for Hamilton
2004 Archaeology Management under the Environmental Assessment Act. City of Hamilton public works staff workshop
2002 Hamilton's Heritage Volume 2: Inventory of Buildings of Architectural and/or Historical Interest
2002 Hamilton's Archaeology Management Plan. Municipal Heritage Planners workshop
2002 Hamilton's Heritage Volume 1: List of Designated Properties and Heritage Conservation Easements under the Ontario Heritage Act.
1999 GIS Data Entry and Editing Manual for Heritage Unit, Ministry of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation.
1999 Post-Glacial Ecology in the Lower Great Lakes Region. Ontario Archaeological Society conference (Waterloo).
1999 The McLeod Site: A small Paleo-Indian occupation in southwestern Ontario. M.A. thesis. McMaster University Anthropology Department.
1998 Tool Typologies and Site Function in the Paleoindian Horizon: A comparative examination. Canadian Archaeological Association conference paper, Victoria.
1997 Internet Applications for the Heritage Industry. Canadian Association of Professional Heritage Consultants conference paper, Toronto.
1997 Spencer Creek Estates Assessment. MCMI.
1996 Highway 407 Pengilley Site Mitigation: A Late Woodland Occupation. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1996 Highway 407 Mullet Creek Site Mitigation. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1996 Bob-Lo Island Ltd. Site Monitoring Report. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1996 Highway 407 ROW 1995-1996 Site Survey Report. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1996 Reynolds Severance Assessment. MCMI.
1996 Muretic Severance Assessment. MCMI.
1995 Bob-Lo Island Limited West Shore and Freight Dock Sites Reports. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1995 St. Mary Cement Survey Report. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1995 Highway 407 Site Survey Reports. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1995 Leeds-Grenville (Prescott) Landfill Survey Report. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1995 BFI-Ridge (Blenheim) Landfill Survey Report. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1995 Wasaga Beach Riverbend Project Burial Mitigation Report. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1995 Price Costco Northoway 3 Site: An Early Uren Tradition Occupation. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1995 Highway 407 Zydeco Site Report. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1995 Figuerdo Severance Assessment. MCMI.
1995 McFarlane Severance Assessment. MCMI.
1995 DiCenzo Gardens Development Assessment. MCMI.
1994 Highway 407 Kipling Interchange: Mitigation of Three Early Archaic Sites. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1994 Highway 407 Segment 14B German Mills Creek: Mitigation of an Early
Woodland Site. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1994 Highway 407 Kipling Interchange: Mitigation of Three Early Archaic Sites.
Final report. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1994 Highway 407 Segment 14B: Mitigation of an Early Archaic Site. Final report. M.M. Dillon CRM Group.
1994 Bob-Lo Island Partnership Properties: Stage 2 Archaeological Assessment and Limited Stage 3 Testing Final Report. Porter Dillon CRM Group.
1994 Archaeological Testing and Salvage of Four Sites on Highway 403 (W.P. 410-85-00) - Phase I and II Report for Site AiGw-134. MCMI.
1994 DiCenzo Severance Assessment. MCMI.
1993 Archaeological Testing and Salvage of Four Sites on Highway 403 (W.P. 410-85-00) - Phase I Report for Site AiGw-156 (Also Containing AiGw-158). MCMI.
1993 Archaeological Testing and Salvage of Four Sites on Highway 403 (W.P. 410- 85-00) - Phase I and II Report for Site AiGw-143. MCMI.
1993 Archaeological Testing and Salvage of Four Sites on Highway 403 (W.P. 410- 85-00) - Phase I Report for Site AiGw-129. MCMI.
1993 Opening the Barnes Door: A Paleo-Indian Component at the McLeod Site. Ontario Archaeological Society conference paper.
1992 The Borfield Site (AhGw-33); An Archaic Site in Burlington, Ontario. W.P. 152-77-05. Report on file, Environment Unit, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Central Region, Downsview.
1990 A Method to the Madness: How the new archaeologist would have done it. Nexus 8(1):140-6.
1989 A "Smallpoint" Archaic Component at the Welke-Tonkonoh Site, Ontario. KEWA 89(3):3-22.
1989 A Late Archaic "Smallpoint" Component at the Welke-Tonkonoh Site, Ontario (AfHj-5). Unpublished Honors B.A. essay, Department of Anthropology, University of Waterloo.
1987 Polar Reversals and Plio-Pleistocene Faunal Extinctions. Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology conference paper.
1989-91 McMaster University graduate student scholarship.
1990 OHF research grant for excavations at the McLeod Site.
1989 University of Waterloo Goddard Medal for excellence in Anthropology.
Amateur radio operator.
Marine radio operator.
Advanced open water SCUBA (PADI - night, deep-water, navigation, search and recover, wreck).
Class GM motor vehicle licence.Pleasure Craft Operator Card