Ashlee Taylor joined GSRC in 2019 and has over 5 years of professional experience in Archaeology. She has a variety of professional experiences including survey, excavation, writing National Register evaluations, creating & editing GIS data, and the processing & analysis of artifacts.
Ms. Taylor began her archaeological career by working for the California Historical Resource Information System where she became familiar with the management of archaeological data. Ms. Taylor later began to work for the United States Forest Service which provided her with extensive archaeological experience. This experience included leading archaeological surveys, excavations, report writing, National Register evaluation writing, and artifact analysis. Her experience with the USFS also provided Ms. Taylor with knowledge on the agency’s procedures.
Ms. Taylor has worked on a variety of types of projects that are subject to Section 106 and Section 110. These projects include fire restoration, fire salvage, timber sales, meadow restoration, historic restoration, and abandoned mine closures.
Ms. Taylor earned her B.A. in anthropology and a certificate in Cultural Resource Management in 2011 from California State University, Chico. She is currently finishing her master’s in anthropology, and the Graduate Certificate in GIS, at Louisiana State University. Her expected graduation date is December 2019.