Jeanne A. Ward, President and Principal Archaeologist

Ms. Ward founded AAHA in 1998 and is an archaeologist and cultural resources management consultant with over 30 years experience. Her academic credentials include a B.A. in anthropology from the University of Georgia and an M.A. in anthropology/archaeology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her experience encompasses both historic and prehistoric archaeology, and has included investigations ranging from Phase I site location/identification surveys, Phase II evaluations of site significance, through large scale data recovery excavations.

Ms. Ward’s professional qualifications exceed all U. S. Department of the Interior criteria for a professional archaeologist working in cultural resources management (36 CFR 61). In addition, she is a member of the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA).

Jason L. Tyler, Vice President and Principal Archaeologist

Mr. Tyler joined AAHA in 2005 and is an archaeologist with international experience gained in both the United States and the United Kingdom. He received his B.S. with a double major in Anthropology and History from Towson University, Maryland, where he graduated Summa cum Laude and gave the Valedictorian Speech. He continued his education at the University of Bristol, England, where he received a M.A. in Landscape Archaeology and interned with Michael Worthington of the Oxford Dendrochronology Laboratory. Mr. Tyler has accumulated substantial experience excavating historic and prehistoric sites throughout the region.

Mr. Tyler’s professional qualifications exceed all U. S. Department of the Interior criteria for a professional archaeologist working in cultural resources management (36 CFR 61). In addition, he is a member of the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA).