KATHLEEN L HAWES Assistant Director, Cultural Resource Specialist
B.A., Archaeology/Anthropology, The Evergreen State College
Kathleen Hawes has been with Pacific Northwest Archaeological Services (PNWAS) for 5 years, and has been Assistant Director for 3 years. She has had 11 years of experience in archaeological work, beginning in 2006 as a field school student , Team supervisor and laboratory manager at the Qwu?gwes (45-TN-240) wet-site until 2009, and Laboratory Manager at South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) from 2007-2010; and has continued to participate in several archaeological projects in the region. Kathleen has received Cultural Resource Certifications in Archaeology and Museum Studies from SPSCC. Her specialties include wet-site archaeology, conservation of wooden artifacts and microscopic identification of wood/fiber and charcoal from archaeological sites. She was worked on projects and surveys in consultation with Tribes of the Quileute, Lower Elwha, Quinault, Skokomish, Chehalis and Nisqually.
Kathleen is currently a graduate student in the Cultural and Environmental Resource Management (CERM) Program at Central Washington University, working towards a Master's in Science.
SELECTED PROJECT EXPERIENCE:
Qwu?gwes/Mud Bay Archaeological Wet Site (45-TN-240), 2006-2009, student and Field Supervisor/Laboratory manager; analyzed woodworking debitage; cleaned, conserved and identified, by cellular analysis, wood and fiber artifacts and charcoal.
Sunken Village Archaeological Wet Site (35-MU-4), Oregon, 2006-2008, Crew (2006) and Crew/Supervisor (2007); analyzed woodworking debitage with Tyler Graham; provided conservation and identification by cellular analysis of wood, fiber artifacts and charcoal.
City of Shelton Fire Station Renovation Project (45-MS-185), 2008-2011, Field Supervisor.
Kalakala Archaeological Project (45-TN-434), 2012-2013, Field Supervisor, Lab Manager and report writing with the Nisqually Indian Tribe.
Kathleen has worked on CRM projects with: City of Shelton, Byram Archaeological Consulting LLC (conservation of fish trap stakes), Clallam County Parks (Survey of new land acquired), Quinault Indian Nation (conservation of 250 fish trap stakes), Chehalis Tribe (conservation of 250 fish trap stakes), Quileute Tribe (survey of new land acquisitions), Hood Canal Communications, Katizie Development Corporation, B.C., Katzie First Nation (wet site analysis training), Mason County PUD #3, Mason County PUD #1, and Anderson Island County Park (survey of new land acquisitions for park).