Heather L. Lash is an archaeologist with more than 5 years of in-field experience working in cultural resource management completing surveys, testing, and mitigation as well as report writing and collections management. She has fulfilled roles as an archaeological technician/crew member, archaeological supervisor, and archaeological monitor/field director. Her work includes experience working with state and federal government agencies, universities, state museums and archives, state recreational parks and facilities, private organizations/foundations, and private companies or other interested parties. Notable organizations she has worked with include the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the Bethlehem Archives, the Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests, Croft State Park in South Carolina, and James Madison’s Montpelier.
Miss. Lash’s specialization is in identification and analysis of historic sites and zooarchaeological contexts. She specifically enjoys interpreting foodways, food access, and food preparation techniques and how they differs amongst communities locally and regionally.
For TerraX, Miss. Lash is a technical report writer and is working on using her prior knowledge of inter departmental and client consultation to contribute to reports. She is also using this as an opportunity to learn more about the field of archaeology within the southeast and is excited to join the TerraX team!