A CRM Consultant is a new business formed by Jennifer DeRose M.A., R.P.A.
in early 2016. Jennifer serves as the Principal Investigator overseeing all cultural
resource investigation activities. Jennifer is a certified Register of Professional
Archaeologist (RPA). She meets the Federal Secretary Quality Interior Standards
for prehistoric archaeology, historic archaeology, conservation, cultural
anthropology, curation, folklore, historic preservation, and history.
in cultural resource management Projects within their aboriginal territory and the
northwest; facilitating with pedestrian survey, GIS mapping, shovel testing, etc.
A CRM Consultant teams with an associate archaeologist and an architectural
historian on an as needed basis. A CRM Consultant is starting to develop a
network of agency contacts, informants, and subcontractors sometimes needed
to facilitate specific cultural resource project activities.
Jennifer DeRose, Principal Investigator
Jennifer DeRose M.A., R.P.A., has nearly 15-years of professional cultural
resource management experience working within the Plateau cultural region of
North America. Jennifer possesses an M.A. in Anthropology (2006) from the
University of Idaho. Her ethno-archaeological research resulted in a
compendium on the traditional use, lore, knowledge, significance, and
preservation value of culturally modified trees to the Schitsu’umsh
(Coeur d’Alene) Tribe. She obtained two B.S. degrees (Anthropology &
Environmental Studies) in 2001 from the University of Utah. She is also a 2001
cadet sergeant honors graduate of the Army Reserves Officer Training Corps
Jennifer has been a Principal Investigator (archaeologist) for one-decade. Prior to
forming A CRM Consultant, she worked for the Coeur d'Alene Tribe (Lake Mgmt.
Dept.) as a Cultural Resource Program Manager from 2009 to 2016. From 2006-
2009 Jennifer was a full time employed associate archaeologist and from 2004-
2006 she was employed as an on-call culture tech for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe's
Culture Department as well as a Teaching Assistant and archaeological field
crew member for the University of Idahos Anthropology Department.
Jennifer completed an archaeology and geomorphology Great Basin field school
from the University of Utah in 2000. Subsequently, she received ethnographic
collections training from the Utah Museum of Natural History (UMNH) in 2001.
She obtained novice certification in paleontology (field / lab / teaching experience)
from the Utah Friends of Paleontology (UFOP) in 2001. During the summers
Jennifer participated in exchange programs working with a Navajo (Dine’) family,
the Nature Conservancy, and Life Care. She completed an herbarium / ecology
internship with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and Sequoia and
Kings Canyon National Park.
Jennifer has been hazwoper, cpr, first aid, mine safety, and ICP certified to
conduct cultural resource investigation project activities for CERCLA superfund
clean-up activities. She also has a Class A drivers license, semi-truck driving
experience, Idaho boaters certification with six years experience, K-12/ college
teaching experience, western riding experience, zoo aid and animal lab
experience, garden/ landscape experience, wilderness survival experience, rifle
and archery marksmanship experience, etc. She is currently facilitating
collections activities at the Northwest Tattoo Museum.