I am an anthropological archaeologist, co-owner of Kleanza Consulting Ltd. We are a small firm, with five offices and twenty staff located throughout British Columbia.
My specializations lie in community engagement, public education, and capacity building within First Nations' heritage programs. Specifically, I am a heritage management educator at the private, industrial, government, and community levels. I also aid First Nations' develop permitting and policy surrounding heritage and archaeology.
I have been practicing archaeology in Canada, the United States, the Middle East, and Central America for more than fifteen years. I am a Registered Professional Archaeologist and a Professional Member of the BC Association of Professional Archaeologists. As a Heritage Conservation Act permit holder, I have diverse experience completing archaeological assessments for transportation and resource industries, small housing projects, large project management, forestry impact assessments, archaeological overviews, inventories, evaluation and management of heritage resources, mitigation of archaeological deposits, archaeological mapping, and report preparation.
Industry Expertise (3)
Areas of Expertise (20)
University of British Columbia: Bachelor of Arts, Classical Archaeology and Ancient History / Near Eastern Studies 2001
Universiteit Leiden: Master of Arts, Archaeology 2005
Simon Fraser University: PhD, Archaeology 2017
- British Columbia Association of Professional Archaeologists
- Register of Professional Archaeologists
- Canadian Archaeological Association
- Society for American Archaeology
Media Appearances (1)
Unearthed northern B.C. artifacts, thousands of years old
CBC Radio North radio
There's an amazing discovery at an ancient village site along the Skeena River. Daybreak's Betsy Trumpener speaks with archaeologist Jenny Lewis.
Event Appearances (6)
Best Management Practices for Initiating a Lease Under FNLM: Archaeological Assessments and Heritage Management Studies.
First Nations Land Management Conference Seabird Island, BC
Archaeological Overview Assessment in Area H, Regional District of Nanaimo
Community meeting Bowser, BC
Introduction to Resource and Environmental Management.
Guest lecturer in the School of Resource and Environmental Management Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC
Archaeology at Cedarvale
Gitxsan Community Meeting Kitwanga, BC
Archaeological Shore Survey of Stephens Passage, BC: Within the Stephens Island Conservancy Management Plan.
Metlakatla First Nation Community Meeting Prince Rupert, BC
CRM in BC and Beyond: Current Dynamics and Future Directions
Panel Discussion, Graduate Student Seminar Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC