RESUME of KATHERINE S. FLYNN
Ms. Flynn has more than 25 years of experience in project management and archaeological methods. She has been engaged since 1973 in cultural resource management and development of procedures to comply with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements. Her experience has included completion of almost 1,000 reports evaluating the potential for, or impacts to, cultural resources. Her tenure at Archaeological Resource Service has included participation in, and responsibility for, all aspects of cultural resource management. In 1991 she started a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) under ABACUS Archaeological Associates (AAA). The firm maintains a staff of five permanent employees and as well as other technical specialists as needed.
Coordination of excavation and laboratory crews of up to 45 people.
Development of new methodologies for data recordation and recovery.
Faunal analysis (animal bone) specialist since 1972.
Scientific illustrator since 1974.
Identified and evaluated (with William Roop) a previously unrecognized pattern of prehistoric exploitation of vernal wetlands.
Participant in the California Council For The Promotion of History Mini-Grant committee through 1998.
Archaeological Resource Service,
In charge of supervising all aspects of company business. Specific duties include acquisition of new projects, oversight of the computer systems, direct supervision of projects in progress, and preparation of reports to clients. The general service area of the firm extends from San Luis Obispo County north to the Oregon state line, and east to the Nevada State line.
1991-1997: Chief Executive Officer and Senior Partner
1973 Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles. Interdisciplinary Committee in Archaeology.
Thesis: The Hunter-Gatherer as Incipient Animal Domesticator: Theoretical Investigation of Pleistocene Archaeological Sites.
1970 Bachelor of Arts Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin Anthropology (with Honors).
1982-1997 Certified by the Society of Professional Archeologists in Field Research
Society of Professional Archeologists California Academy of Sciences
Society for California Archaeology California Native Plant Society
Society for American Archaeology Planning and Conservation League
Pacific Coast Archaeological Society Sonoma County Alliance
National Trust For Historic Preservation Sonoma County Farmlands Group
California Preservation Foundation Sonoma Land Trust
California Council For the Promotion of History Petaluma Historical Museum Association
Association of Environmental Professionals Sonoma County Museum Association
Chinese Historical Society of America San Jose Historical Museum Association
California Historical Society Nevada Historical Society
San Luis Obispo County Archaeological Society Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum Association
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:
1999: Chair, Petaluma Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee
1997-1999: Day Chair for History and Tourism Day, City of Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce LEADERSHIP PETALUMA Program. Class II-V.
1997: Member, Wake Up Petaluma Committee, City of Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce.
1995-1996: Participant, City of Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce LEADERSHIP PETALUMA Program. Class I. Participant in Mural Sub-committee 1996-97.
1991-1995: Member, Mini-grant Committee, California Council for the Promotion of History.
1996-1997 Chairperson, Mini-grant Committee, California Council for the Promotion of History.
1993-1994: Participant, City of Petaluma Eco-Audit/Sustainable Petaluma Committee.
1993-1994: Participant, City of Santa Rosa Wastewater Management Workshops.
1991-1994: Participant, City of Petaluma Wastewater Management Workshops. Graduate of Wastewater School.
1989-1993: Participant, City of Novato Sister City Program (Sister City with Shepparton, Australia).
1991-1992: Secretary and Member of the Board of Directors of the Sonoma County Farmlands Group. Also Chair of Education committee.
1991-1992: Member, the Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce River Committee.
1989-1990: Instructor, Special Archaeology class, Olive Elementary School, Novato.
1979-1980: Member, Novato City Cultural Resource Ordinance Committee.
1975-1980: Member, Black Point Home Improvement Club.
1976-1981: Advisor, City of Novato Environmental Impact Review Committee.
1975-1976: Member, Marin County Native American-Archaeological Community Cooperation Committee.
1974: Member, Bay Area Archaeological Cooperative.
Mr. Mark Sloat, City of Santa Rosa Department of Public Works (707) 524-5135
Mr. Will Selleck or Ms. Wyntress Balcher, Planners, Napa County Conservation, Development & Planning Department (707) 253-4416.
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