Mike Rousseau, M.A.; RPCA

Chief principal operator, Mike is a founding and registered professional member of the B.C. Association of Professional Archaeologists (BCAPA). He obtained his Master's degree from Simon Fraser University, and has over 30 years of experience directing and managing archaeological studies throughout B.C. and the Yukon. Mike has published several major articles and monographs on the Canadian Interior Plateau and its prehistory. His professional interests and expertise include: Northwest North American prehistory and archaeology with an emphasis on the Interior Plateau; cultural resource management; prehistoric hunter-gatherer subsistence and settlement; lithic technology; North American Indigenous cultures and prehistory; early peopling of North and South America; B.C. prehistory; heritage theme park design; geology, and geomorphology. 

                                                                         Carla Mainwaring, B.A.

Carla is a member of the B.C. Association of Professional Archaeologists (BCAPA) as well as a member of the Canadian Archaeological Association (CAA).  Carla has majored in Anthropology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU), with a focus in B.C. Archaeology. Carla presented at the 2010 CAA conference in Calgary, as well as the 2010 and 2011 conferences at Kwantlen University.  Through CRM work and her schooling, Carla has participated in both coastal and interior archaeological projects, including impact and overview assessments, excavation, and monitoring.  Her professional interests include: lithic technology; prehistoric hunter-gatherer subsistence and settlement; and cultural resource management.  Carla has been working with Antiquus since 2010.

                                                                   Megan Harris, B.A.

         

Megan has a Bachelor of Arts majoring in anthropology and classical archaeology from the University of British Columbia (UBC). Through CRM work and her schooling she has participated on multiple diverse projects around the world with a general focus on B.C. She has also conduced a large number of impact assessments in the coast and interior and is currently working on her master's degree at Simon Fraser University (SFU). Her professional interests include: lithic technology, bead production and usage, and the study of donated collections. Megan has been working with Antiquus since 2013.

                                                                           Geoff Homel, B.A.

Geoff is a graduate of Simon Fraser University, with a Bachelor of Arts in archaeology. He has participated in a number of archaeological projects throughout British Columbia, the Yukon, and Alaska, including impact and overview assessments, excavation, and monitoring. Geoff’s professional interests are in the applications of technology within the field of archaeology, including computer modelling of sites and artifacts, paperless excavation techniques, and the creation of archaeology-focused software. Geoff has been working with Antiquus since 2014.

                                                                           Lauren Hearty, B.A.

  

Lauren graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University, double-majoring in archaeology and cultural anthropology. She has experience doing archaeological fieldwork from the coast of the Fraser River in British Columbia to the mountains of Trujillo, Peru. Her professional interests include ethnoarchaeology, Cultural Resource Management (CRM), community archaeology and historical archaeology in British Columbia. Lauren has been working with Antiquus since 2014.