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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.”

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.

Stephan Girard, MA, Project Manager — Terrace

Stephan Girard received his MA and BSc (Hons) in Archaeology from the University of Calgary with a focus on zooarchaeology, lithics, and spatial analysis. He is an approved Field Director in the Interior-Plateau and Subarctic-Boreal Forest culture areas of BC, and is also a permit holder in the latter area. Stephan can also hold permits throughout Alberta and Saskatchewan, and has been pre-approved to hold permit in Northwest Territories and Manitoba. He's also been involved in academic research in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Stephan has over 14 years of academic and professional archaeological experience. He has served as project manager/archaeologist for various development types including forestry, oil and gas, urban and rural infrastructure, and mining. In addition, Stephan has served in various Aboriginal consultation and liaison roles for proponents. He prides himself in his professionalism, efficiency, and strong work ethic.

Stephan is based out of Kleanza's Terrace office and lives a little ways up the road in Rosswood, BC. Superhuman powers include instant beard regeneration. He is the furry father of four beautiful children.

Greg Morrissey, MA, Project Manager - Vancouver

Greg 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, Zooarchaeology and Geoarchaeology. She has been practicing archaeology for 5 years, working primarily on the Northwest Coast with the Tribes and First Nations of the Kwakwaka’wakw culture area (northern Vancouver Island, the Broughton Archipelago, and the adjacent mainland of British Columbia). 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 extensive experience and training in Physical/Biological Anthropology and Zooarchaeology, Morgan has become Kleanza’s designated Osteologist and Faunal Analyst. She is currently training to become the Kleanza’s primary Field Director for the Central Interior, as well as continuing her work in the field on the Northwest Coast.

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.

Corey Hartley, BA, Field Supervisor, Health & Safety Officer

Corey is a Field Supervisor Archaeologist and Kleanza's Health and Safety Officer. He is a graduate from Simon Fraser University with a BA in Archaeology, and works in Kleanza's Prince Rupert office. Corey has worked on a variety of archaeological projects across the province, including the Coastal Mountains, the Lower Mainland, the Central Interior, and Subarctic Cordillera.

Corey is skilled in applying new technologies to archaeological consulting, including suitability analysis using a variety of GIS software, predictive modelling employing high- and low-resolution datasets, and the use of tablets for field data recording.

Support Team

Kim Berg, BA, Project Management Coordinator

Kim is an Associate Member of the BC Association of Professional Archaeologists (BCAPA) and has been a member of the Executive since 2006. Her BA is from the University of South Africa (2001) under the direction of Dr. Marie van der Ryst, and from Simon Fraser University (2004) under the direction of Dr. George Nicholas.

Kim is eligible to hold HCA permits in British Columbia and is a Field Director for the Interior Plateau and Sub-Arctic Boreal Forest regions of the province. She has over 12 years of cultural resource management experience and has conducted preliminary field reconnaissance, archaeological impact assessments, and archaeological overviews for First Nations, private landowners, as well as the oil and gas, hydro-electric, transportation, infrastructure and forestry sectors. Currently, Kim is actively conducting a large-scale, multi-year impact assessment and directing multiple field crews.

Kim has extensive interim and permit report writing and reviewing experience. She has also assisted with the Resource Information Standards Committee (RISC) “Archaeological and CMT Inventory Training for Crew Members” and thoroughly enjoys working with First Nation community members on all levels of cultural study. Kim would like to complement her archaeological work with traditional land use studies in the near future.

Travis Freeland, MA, Communications Lead

Travis is our Communications Lead and Field Supervisor based primarily at the Vancouver 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.

Elizabeth (Liz) Campbell, BA, TUS Assistant

Elizabeth is a graduate of Simon Fraser University with a BA in archaeology and a focus on Northwest Coast archaeology. She joined Kleanza in April 2014, and is currently based in Prince Rupert, BC. Elizabeth’s primary role at Kleanza is Traditional Use Study Assistant and Administrative Assistant. She also provides office support in report writing, data analysis, and site forms, and has experience in laboratory faunal and artifact analysis.

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.