Our professional staff includes specialists in the history, ethnography, prehistory, archaeology, and paleontology of California, the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, American Southwest, and Rocky Mountains. Applied EarthWorks employs individuals proficient in a wide range of related disciplines, including archaeology, architectural history, and historic preservation, and uses specialized consultants as necessary to address unique project needs. This successful combination of in-house expertise and outside specialists allows Applied EarthWorks to customize services as required to respond fully to each client’s scope of work.


principal archaeologists

Mary Clark Baloian, Ph.D., RPA | President / Principal Archaeologist

Clayton G. Lebow, M.A., RPA | Vice President / Principal Archaeologist

Barry A. Price, M.A., RPA | Vice President / Principal Archaeologist

Amy Ollendorf, Ph.D., PG, RPA | Managing Principal / Principal Archaeologist

Professional Staff


Tiffany C. Clark, Ph.D., RPA | Senior Archaeologist / Project Manager / Faunal Analyst

Diane L. Douglas, Ph.D., RPA | Senior Scientist / Project Manager

Erin Enright, M.A., RPA | Senior Archaeologist / Project Manager / Faunal Analyst

Ann M. Munns, M.A., RPA | Senior Archaeologist / Laboratory Director

Matthew Tennyson, M.A., RPA | Senior Archaeologist/ Project Manager

Kholood M. Abdo, M.A., RPA | Associate Archaeologist / Laboratory Director

Erika S. Blecha, M.A., RPA | Staff Archaeologist / GIS Specialist

Joan E. George, B.S., RPA | Associate Archaeologist 

Leeann G. Haslouer, B.A. | Associate Archaeologist / Lithic Analyst

Cari M. Inoway, B.S. | Associate Archaeologist / Graphics Specialist

Kathleen M. Jernigan | Staff Archaeologist / Laboratory Supervisor

Jessica Jones, B.A. | Staff Archaeologist / GIS Technician

Heather Landazuri, B.A. | Staff Archaeologist / Laboratory Technician

Marc D. Linder, B.A. | Staff Archaeologist

Charles D. Locke, B.A. | Staff Archaeologist / Lead Laboratory Technician 

Sharla Luxton, M.A. | Staff Archaeologist / Faunal Analyst

Dennis P. McDougall | Associate Archaeologist

Patrick F. Moloney, B.A.  | Staff Archaeologist

Michelle L. Newcomb, B.A. | Lead Laboratory Technician

Robert Newcomb | Staff Archaeologist/ Laboratory Technician

Eric Nocerino, Ph.D., RPA | Associate Archaeologist

Karin Olmedo, M.A.  | Staff Archaeologist

Karen L. Osland, B.A. | Staff Archaeologist

Vincent Parsick | Staff Archaeologist

Simone M. Schinsing, M.A., RPA | Associate Archaeologist

Josh Tibbet, B.A. | Staff Archaeologist

Ryan E. Wendel, M.A., RPA | Associate Historical Archaeologist / Faunal Analyst

Arianna Zalud, B.A. | Staff Archaeologist / Laboratory Technician

Architectural history

M. Colleen Hamilton, M.A., RPA | Senior Architectural Historian

Annie McCausland, M.A. | Associate Architectural Historian


M. Colleen Hamilton, M.A., RPA | Historical Archaeology Program Manager

Randy Baloian, M.A. | Associate Historian

Ryan E. Wendel, M.A., RPA | Associate Historical Archaeologist / Faunal Analyst


Amy Ollendorf, Ph.D., PG, RPA | Paleontology Program Manager

Diane L. Douglas, Ph.D. | Senior Paleontologist / Project Manager

Jorge Mendieta, B.S. | Staff Paleontologist

Erik Pino, B.S. | Staff Paleontologist

Scott Rohlf, B.S. | Staff Paleontologist

Science and compliance

Stephen Fosberg, M.A. | Senior Scientist

Richard C. Hanes, Ph.D. | Senior Compliance Specialist


Cari M. Inoway, B.A. | Graphics Specialist / Associate Archaeologist

Jessica Jones, B.A. | GIS Technician / Archaeological Technician


Suzie Bircheff | Production Specialist / Office Manager

Susan Rapp, B.S. | Production Manager

Jennifer VanderSmith | Production Specialist / Administrative Assistant