Jamie is interested in material culture and what it can tell us about life in the past.
Dedicated. Passionate. Resilient.
Each staff member contributes unique perspectives and experiences that advance Crow Canyon’s mission. Collectively, we are committed to inspire ourselves and others to learn.
Jeanne processes all donations, manages special events, coordinates Board activities, and organizes Crow Canyon’s Advancement efforts.
R. J. (Reuven) Sinensky
Laboratory Manager; 2011 Archaeobotany Intern
Facilities Director; 2008 Field Intern
Johnny has a background in archaeology and sustainable building, and loves to imagine where Crow Canyon will be in ten years.
David is a program manager and a believer in the power of place and story.
Dave is an archaeologist interested in the integration of Indigenous knowledge, perspectives, and interpretations of the archaeological record.
Laboratory Director; 2017 Lister Fellow
Ben is an archaeologist with a keen interest in how textiles, textile imagery, tree-rings, and pottery reveal clues about social identities.
Research Database Manager
Grant is interested in how communities organize, evolve, and interact with each other.
Adam loves the natural world and enjoys learning, growing, breathing, and spending time with people.
Project Assistant; Lab Volunteer
Susan is a Crow Canyon Earthwatch alumna and experimental potter interested in the archaeology of southwestern peoples.
Kate is an adventure-travel coordinator and guide, with a passion for river corridors and backcountry wilderness.
Database and Enrollment Manager
Shawn preserves data integrity and manages program enrollment in our customer relationship management (CRM) system.
Steve enjoys teaching aspects of archaeological investigations in the field.
2021 Education Intern; Mission Associate
Jeremy studies Geographic Information Sciences at the University of Arizona and is interested in spatial correlations between agriculture, trade and architecture in the ancient Southwest.
Alicia is an Indigenous archaeological educator with a passion for bridging tribal perspectives and archaeology to foster collaboration and a more inclusive history.
Jon is from the Pueblos of Laguna and Zuni, and a member of the Turkey and Badger clans. As an Educator at Crow Canyon, Jon works with students to develop accurate, credible, and respectful narratives of Southwest cultures.
Fixes all the things. Enjoys helping people. No project too big or too small. Need something, just ask. Will help you with anything at all.
EJ oversees payroll, receivables and payables and works with department heads on grant budgets and financial reporting.
Executive Vice President of the Research Institute
Susan is a scientist who researches the built environment and community formation in the ancient Southwest.
Major & Planned Gifts Officer
Sarah works with visionary friends who want to help ensure the vitality and future of the organization.
American Indian Initiatives Outreach Coordinator; 2023 American Indian Initiatives Intern; 2022 Lab Intern
Rebecca (she/her) is a Ph.D. student in Arid Lands Resource Sciences at the University of Arizona with a focus on archaeology, K–12 culturally relevant curriculum development, school gardens, and community health.
Laboratory Analyst; 2006 Intern
Kate is interested lithic and textile technologies, Southwestern and Great Basin archaeology, and public archaeology.
Jenn provides guidance on strategic fundraising and stewardship plans to effectively meet donor-funded goals for Crow Canyon.
Community Outreach Manager
Tayler helps people forge bonds with diverse peoples through travel and experiential education.
Jonas oversees a team of experienced educators, develops curricula for students of all ages with a focus on relationship building and engaging activities.
Chief Outreach Officer
Sarah connects Crow Canyon’s community through media, outreach, and communication efforts, and oversees Cultural Explorations.
President & CEO; 1995 Education Intern
Liz is the President and CEO of Crow Canyon. She joined the Board in 2016 and was hired as CEO in January 2018. Liz works closely with the Board to oversee finances, programming, and long-term strategic planning.
2021–2023 Postdoctoral Scholar; Research Associate; 2015 Field Intern
Jon is a zooarchaeologist broadly interested in human-environment interactions from the past to the present.
Human Resources Manager
Judy monitors compliance and best practices for Crow Canyon, and onboards new employees.
Chief Financial Officer
Carla manages financial budgeting, planning, record-keeping, and reporting.
Educator and American Indian Outreach Manager; 1991 Lab Intern
Becky is an experienced educator, founding member of the Native American Advisory Group, and a talented beader.
Robbin is responsible for managing, troubleshooting, and updating hardware and software to minimize downtime and keep our IT systems secure.