Welcome Alyssa Newcomb, Ken Victorino, Nichole Jordan, and Sherri Miller to our Natural and Cultural Resources Leadership Team!

We are pleased to announce the expansion of our leadership team with the addition of Alyssa Newcomb, Ken Victorino, Nichole Jordan, and Sherri Miller to our Natural and Cultural Resources service line. They all bring extensive professional experience throughout California.

Alyssa Newcomb

Alyssa joins our team as a Supervising Archaeologist/Project Manager in our Los Angeles Office and will help to grow and lead our cultural resources practice in the utility market for southern California. She brings 11 years of experience in archaeology, including both cultural resource management and academic projects throughout southern California. Alyssa has led successful cultural resources teams throughout southern California providing services to the utility sector and has some unique skills including osteology. Her technical skills include archaeological survey, excavation, and site testing and has extensive experience with a total station digital mapping unit and hand-held Trimble GPS units, including office-based data manipulation.  

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Education

M.S., Forensic Anthropology, Boston University 

B.A., Anthropology; B.A., Art History, San Diego State University

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Registrations and Trainings

Register of Professional Archaeology (ID # 36363822) 

Section 106: An Introduction 

Professional Affiliations

Society for American Archaeology 

American Association of Physical Anthropologists 

Nichole Jordan

Nichole joins us as a Director for the Cultural Resources team in our Sacramento Office and will be helping us grow our presence in northern California. As a registered professional archaeologist, she has over 16 years of experience in cultural resources management including project management, Native American consultation, archival research, laboratory analysis, collections management, and GIS applications. She has vast project experience across sectors, including transportation, utilities, government, land development, habitat restoration, mining, and parks and recreation, and has worked in California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Polynesia. 

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Education

M.A., Applied Anthropology, California State University, East Bay 

B.A., Anthropology, California State University, Sacramento 

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Registrations and Trainings

Register of Professional Archaeology (ID #989208) 

Section 106 for Experienced Practitioners 

Section 4(f) for Historic Properties 

CEQA for Advanced Practitioners 

Professional Affiliations

California Council for the Promotion of History 

Society for American Archaeology 

Society for California Archaeology, Legislative Committee 

International Honor Society 

Ken Victorino

Ken serves as a Supervising Archaeologist and Senior Principal Investigator in our Ventura Office and is helping enhance our QA/QC processes and bolstering senior leadership capacity to our cultural resource practice. Ken brings 24 years’ professional experience in cultural resources management and extensive experience in all aspects of fieldwork, laboratory analysis, and report preparation. He has been an author, project manager, field supervisor, and laboratory supervisor for Phase 1 archaeological surveys, extended Phase 1 testing programs, Phase 2 significance evaluations, Phase 3 data recovery mitigation programs, and archaeological monitoring at prehistoric and historic archaeological sites in coastal, foothill, and desert regions of southern and central California; on San Clemente Island; and in northwestern Arizona.

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Education

M.A., Anthropology, California State University, Fullerton 

B.A., Anthropology, California State University, Fullerton 

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Registrations and Trainings

Registered Professional Archaeologist (ID #135466) 

Sherri Miller

Sherri joins us as a Principal for our Natural Resources team in our Sacramento Office and has a focus on leading our biological resources services in northern California.  Sherri brings 26 years’ professional experience as an environmental planner and is specialized in CEQA/NEPA environmental documentation and compliance, and wetlands and endangered species permitting. She has extensive experience managing large-scale projects for public and private clients, including flood control, water and wastewater utilities, transportation, master-planned communities, and conservation planning projects. Combining expertise in environmental documentation, biological resources, and regulatory permitting, Sherri’s in-depth understanding of how environmental regulations interrelate helps clients prepare a strategic approach to permitting and documentation for greater project advancement and cost-effectiveness.

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Education

M.S., Botany, Duke University 

B.S., Biology, Washington and Lee University 

Professional Affiliations

Association of Environmental Professionals 

Association of California Water Agencies 

Cap to Cap Land Use and Natural Resources Committee 

WateReuse Association, Central Valley/Sierra Foothills Chapter 

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