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About Us

Management Team

Amanda Marshall, MA, RPCA, Principal

Kleanza's founder and Director of Finances & Contracts is a Registered Professional Consulting Archaeologist (BC Association of Professional Archaeologists) since 2001, and a member of the Archaeology Society of BC. She worked as a Field Archaeologist with Ecofor Consulting Ltd. and as an Archaeologist for Golder Associates Ltd. before launching Kleanza Consulting Ltd. in 2009. Amanda's area of expertise includes:

  • culturally modified tree (CMT) research
  • dendrochronology
  • coastal archaeology
  • aboriginal trail networks
  • traditional use studies
  • predictive modelling, and
  • First Nations consultation

Amanda also tends her small animal farm just outside of Terrace and is the proud mother of sons Jaxson and Malone.

Jennifer Lewis-Botica, PhD, RPCA, RPA, Principal

Jenny is Kleanza's Director of Communications & Outreach, a Registered Professional Archaeologist, and a Professional member of the BC Association of Professional Archaeologists (BCAPA). Her MA from the Universiteit Leiden, NL (2005) focused on an ethnoarchaeological study of craft specialization. Her PhD (SFU 2017) focussed on heritage values, illicit collecting, and transfortmation processes at Fort Apache and Theodore Roosevelt School National Historic Landmark, Arizona. Jenny is a Permit Holder and Field Director for the Central Interior and coast of BC and has diverse experience completing large- and small-scale archaeological assessments for transportation and resource industries, housing projects, large project management, forestry impact assessments, archaeological overviews, inventories, evaluation and management of heritage resources, mitigation of archaeological deposits, archaeological mapping, and report preparation. She has planned and managed large-scale collaborative field projects with Indigenous groups in Jordan, Belize, Canada, and the United States since 2004. Jenny is also Kleanza's Human Resources Lead, and teaches courses for First Nations, industry professionals, and university students, including RISC's “Archaeological and CMT Inventory Training for Crew Members.”Jenny lives in the village of Bowser with her husband and two young sons.

Field Team

Rob Field, BA, RPCA, Project Manager — Vancouver Island

Rob is a project manager and terrestrial and marine archaeologist based at the Kleanza Vancouver Island Office. Rob has over 20 years’ experience in archaeology in BC, is a field director in all three culture areas and has held (to completion) in excess of 50 permits including large multi-year blanket permits for projects all over the province. Rob has directed large- and small-scale projects throughout BC on behalf of rail, oil-and-gas, the military, highways, mines, urban infrastructure, forestry, and municipalities. Rob contributed substantially to the Ministry of Forests CMT Handbook and is acknowledged as one of BC’s foremost authorities on in-field and laboratory identification of culturally modified trees. Outside of BC, Rob has been pre-approved to hold permits in the Yukon and NWT, and has been involved in terrestrial and marine archaeological projects in Quebec, Nunavut, Alberta, Wyoming, and Washington State.

Rob is Kleanza’s marine archaeologist and is the only commercially rated marine archaeologist in the province. He is an accomplished technical diver with advanced certifications in overhead environments, mixed gasses, and extended range, with an excess of 600 logged dives in deep-water wrecks, under ice, and in caves. His marine archaeology experience includes archival research, underwater excavation, and search and survey in zero-visibility and swift-water conditions.

Rob is very involved in education and public outreach and currently teaches the Resource Inventory Standards Committee (RISC) courses on behalf of Kleanza. He has taught similar courses, including RISC, Access to Archaeology at UBC, and the Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) courses on behalf of the Underwater Archaeology Society of BC. He has also given dozens of public talks and presentations in formal and informal settings across Canada.

Greg Morrissey, MA, Project Manager - Vancouver

Greg is the Project Manger of our Vancouver office, while he also completes his PhD research and thesis work at the University of Monash, Melbourne VIC. His responsibilities for Kleanza include the supervision of field crews for Archaeological Impact Assessments (AIAs) and Preliminary Field Reconnaissance surveys (PFRs) as well as field preparations, analysis and assisting with office tasks. He is a Field Director for the Northwest Coast culture area. Morrissey’s graduate research focused on the transition from atlatl to bow in the British Columbia Plateau. His current PhD research involves the use of XRF equipment to examine the source and use of lithic material from the Caution Bay area of Papua New Guinea. Greg brings his well-rounded experience in both consulting and academic archaeology to the Kleanza team. He has worked as a consulting archaeologist in both Canada and Australia, and has experience conducting diverse types of fieldwork in France, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, and many regions of Canada.

Morgan Bartlett, BA, Field Director, Osteologist, Zooarchaeologist

Morgan is a graduate of Simon Fraser University’s Archaeology program, in which she focused on physical/biological anthropology and zooarchaeology. She has been practicing archaeology for 8 years, working as a Field Director on the Northwest Coast with the Kwakwaka’wakw, Gitxsan, Nisga’a, Coast Salish, and Coast Tsimshain groups. She has also enjoyed work in southern Spain, on a necropolis with Ecomuseum Cavalleria, and in Arizona, with the White Mountain Apache.Due to her experience and training in Physical/Biological Anthropology and Zooarchaeology, Morgan has become Kleanza’s designated osteologist and faunal analyst. She is currently interested in plant management by indigenous communities on the Northwest Coast and is working towards incorporating this research into her survey methodology. 

Kody Huard, BA (Hnrs), Field Director

Kody is a Field Director for Kleanza Consulting Ltd. He has experience working with First Nations carrying out archaeological impact assessments, archaeological overview assessments, and preliminary field reconnaissance surveys on the north and south coasts of BC. Kody completed his BA (Hons) and MA in Archaeology as well as his Certificate in Cultural Resource Management at Simon Fraser University.

Travis Freeland, MA, Field Supervisor

Travis is our Field Supervisor based at our Terrace office. Originally from Ontario, where he worked extensively as an archaeologist in the Toronto area, Travis also has archaeological field experience in Belize, Fiji, Tonga, and British Columbia. Travis recently completed his PhD research using LiDAR remote sensing data to study the role of monumental architecture in the development of a paramount chiefdom in the West Polynesian Kingdom of Tonga.Travis is our Field Supervisor based out of our Terrace office. Originally from Ontario, where he worked extensively as an archaeologist in the Toronto area, Travis also has archaeological field experience in Belize, Fiji, Tonga, and British Columbia. Travis’ MA in Archaeology from Simon Fraser University focused on compositional analysis of ceramic artifacts using X-ray fluorescence. In his PhD research, also at SFU, he uses LiDAR remote sensing data to study the role of monumental architecture in the development of a paramount chiefdom in the West Polynesian Kingdom of Tonga.

Kevin Haugrud, BA, Field Supervisor

Kevin has gained vast and varied archaeological experience in the last eight years, working on numerous assessments and excavations in the Boreal/Subarctic, Parkland, and Prairie regions of Alberta. Kevin has also supervised projects in the Interior Plateau, NW Coast and Sub-Arctic Boreal Forest of BC, and is working towards permit-holding status in these regions. He is an Associate member of the BCAPA, with extensive lab, cataloguing, and report writing experience.Prior to working in Canada, Kevin trained in Italy and participated in a community project in central Spain. For three seasons he helped excavate a hillfort at El Castillón in Zamora. When not in the field, you can find Kevin skiing, fishing, canoeing, or doing some other crazy outdoor sport. Apparently, archaeology just doesn’t get him outside enough. He also just added twin boys to his family. 

Suzanne Carruthers, BA, Archaeologist

Suzy graduated from Simon Fraser University where she earned her BA in Environmental Sciences, majoring in Archaeology and Anthropology with additional certification in Cultural Resource Management. She has three years of experience supervising and conducting academic research and field programs in the Interior, Mid-Fraser River Plateau and has also done work in the South Pacific in Fiji and Tonga. Suzy is the newest member of our Vancouver office where she has been carrying out Archaeological Impact Assessments and has been assisting with preparation and planning of AIAs for civil construction. Suzy is currently working on developing her interests in marine archaeology and Traditional Use Studies (TUS) with the intention of applying these frameworks to her research and survey methodology. 

Ewald van Rooyen, BA, Archaeologist

 With five years of archaeological experience across Canada, Ewald has conducted surveys and excavations in the Arctic, Boreal, Parkland, and Prairie regions of the provinces and territories from Nunavut to Alberta. In British Columbia, Ewald has supervisory experience in the Interior Plateau and has worked on the Northwest Coast and in the Subarctic/Boreal Forest. He is well experienced with both prehistoric and historic artifact analysis, having worked with artifacts from the Middle Prehistoric Period to 18thCentury Euro-Canadian homesteads. In his spare time, Ewald is an avid hand-tool woodworker with a passion for period furniture and traditional carpentry.

Support Team

Kim Berg, BA, Project Management Coordinator, Archaeologist

Kim reports directly to the Executive of the company, and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Kleanza Consulting Ltd., ensuring smooth daily and overall operations of the company, in all aspects including overall project management, proposal writing, senior review, field logistics and planning, client and Archaeological Branch liaison, company financials, employee mentorship, and internal company well-being. Kim serves as the primary conduit between the Executive and Kleanza staff, and oversees the Project Management, Logistics, and Financial departments. She is based on central Vancouver Island.In addition to working directly with company project managers and archaeological field staff, Kim also acts as a liaison between clients, governmental agencies, and First Nations.Kim is also a qualified field director and eligible to hold Heritage Conservation Act (HCA) permits for the interior plateau and northeast BC culture areas. She has conducted CRM in a field and management capacity in British Columbia since 2004. Kim has also served as president, second director, and secretary of the BC Association of Professional Archaeologists (BCAPA).Kim holds a BA in Anthropology and Archaeology from the University of South Africa, and received additional training at Simon Fraser University and Okanagan University College.

Elizabeth (Liz) Campbell, BA, Archaeologist, Administration and Accounts, Health and Safety Representative

Liz is a graduate of Simon Fraser University with a BA in archaeology and a focus on Northwest Coast archaeology. She is currently based out of the Kleanza Vancouver Island Office. Her primary role at Kleanza includes carrying out administrative tasks. She also provides office support in report writing, data analysis, and site forms, and has experience in laboratory, faunal, and artifact analysis, as well as experience assisting with Traditional Use Studies.

Linda Smashnuk, Office Administrator

Linda has spent the last 28 years of her life running a computer store, and the last seven of that also as an agent for Purolator in Dawson Creek. Her people skills are very good. She and her husband recently closed down their store so they can move closer to family. Linda is married with three grown kids, five grandkids, four dogs, three cats, and two horses.

In her spare time, Linda teaches stained glass. She also knits, crochets, quilts, and sews, as well as gardens. For the last several months, she have also been renovating her house and has learned a lot of carpentry in the process.