Sponsored by: AIA Central Carolinas Society 333 and Davidson College, Davidson, NC
Christy and Jim Pritchard, “Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Today”
THIS LECTURE IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE VACCINATED PUBLIC
MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES
About the lecture:
Christy and Jim Pritchard have been leading cultural resources efforts across the US over the past 25+ years. They will discuss the legislative and operational framework for CRM today. The presentation will highlight collaborations between academic and consultant archaeologists and will discuss the many beneficial preservation impacts, both educational and social, of consulting archaeology in the US. Christy and Jim will present important projects and provide insights from the front line of American historic preservation.
About the speakers:
Christy Pritchard, RPA, is Operations Manager / Cultural Heritage Project Manager at Environmental Research Group, LLC. She earned her M.A.Sc.in Cultural Heritage Management with emphasis in Archaeology and Heritage Interpretation from the University of Canberra, Australia. She led the business and field operations for both federal and state contracts of the Kentucky offices for a southeastern cultural resources firm. When she joined Environmental Research Group, LLC, in 2015, she co-developed the cultural resources practice of ERG and now manages both cultural and environmental compliance services and training to agencies including Department of Defense (DoD), Multiple Districts of the United States Corps of Engineers (USACE), Veterans Affairs (VA), Army National Guard, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Jim Pritchard, RPA, is Operations Manager at Environmental Research Group, LLC. He earned his M.A.Sc. in Cultural Heritage Management with an emphasis in Archaeology from the University of Canberra, Australia. In 2007, he became a Vice President with one of the larger cultural resources firms in the Southeast and opened its Kentucky offices. Jim undertook strategic marketing for the firm and expanded its geographic and workload coverage across the Upland South, Ohio Valley, and Great Lakes region. Jim focused on the ongoing archaeological research and Section 106 compliance at Fort Knox, Kentucky, where he oversaw the investigation of tens of thousands of acres and the recording of hundreds of archaeological sites. Jim came to ERG in 2015 to build the cultural resources program nationwide.