Mr. Goddard joined GSRC in 2022. Mr. Goddard has nearly 30 years of experience in cultural resources management. He has expertise in geospatial techniques and methodologies as they pertain to anthropology and heritage utilizing computer technology in data collection and data management. He is skilled in total station, GPS, LIDAR aerial photos, satellite imagery, ground penetrating radar, magnetometer, side scan sonar, multi beam, resistivity, conductivity, and digital photogrammetry, GIS , AutoCAD, and 3D modeling & visualization.
Mr. Goddard received his BS from the University of Arizona, a MAA degree in Applied Anthropology, and Historic Preservation Certificate from the University of Maryland-College Park, and ABD from Michigan Technological University. Mr. Goddard has worked in all areas of archaeology but has specialization in Historic Archaeology (Western Frontier Military forts, western homesteads, and ranching), Industrial Archaeology (mining). Mr. Goddard started the Adams State University Online Master’s degree in Cultural Resource Management and was adjunct professor for over 5 years. He has extensive experience in managing and conducting Class I, II and III surveys in the Southwest and elsewhere. Mr. Goddard has worked on cultural resource projects in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Washington, Montana, Idaho, Texas, Kansas, Wyoming, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Oklahoma, Michigan, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Colorado. Mr. Goddard has worked internationally in Italy, Romania and Poland.
For GSRC, Mr. Goddard has led pedestrian surveys for Customs and Border Patrol projects in Southern California assessing previous construction damage to cultural resources. Prior to joining GSRC, Mr. Goddard was the cultural resources director and managed various survey and data collection projects related to water pipelines for the Navajo Gallup Water Supply Project, Waterline monitoring and data recovery on Jemez Pueblo, NM, BLM, BIA projects, and CRMP updates on NAVFAC managed military bases. Mr. Goddard was also the lead GIS analyst for his previous company performing geospatial analysis for cultural and environmental programs producing deliverables such as predictive models and fire management plans.