Barbie Getchell serves as the Principal Investigator for most of our projects. Ms. Getchell is certified in field research by the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) and meets the current Secretary of the Interior Standards for archaeological research. Barbie received her M.A. degree in History (archaeological emphasis) from the University of Durham in the UK and her B.A. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is well-versed in all aspects of the archaeological evaluation process including prehistory and historic studies. Her experience in the field includes testing, surveys, and monitoring projects in, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties, the Tahoe National Forest, and Santa Cruz Island in California as well as projects in Idaho and Nevada. Work experience abroad includes archaeological projects in Belize and the United Kingdom.