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.
bachelor’s degree in anthropology / archaeology and have completed field
school and/or combination of fieldwork and experience.
A CRM Consultant trains and employs young adult, career path, and experienced
Tribal members interested in cultural resource / landscape archaeological
Project investigations within their aboriginal territory and the northwest. Techs or
interns learn and help implement Project activities: archaeological pedestrian
survey, mapping, shovel testing / excavation, 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 over 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 is certified in the following: 40hr hazwoper, MSHA, cpr, first aid, and
Idaho ICP to conduct cultural resource investigation project activities within
CERCLA superfund clean-up areas. Useful additional experience includes:
Class A drivers license with doubles/tripples, hazmat endorsements; Idaho
boater licensed with six years operating experience, K-12 and college teaching,
western horseback; zoo aid & animal lab handling; landscaping; wilderness
survival; rifle & archery marksmanship; field tactical; drums. She is also involved
with the Northwest Tattoo Museum & Tattooing.