Board of Directors


Randy Lichtenberger

Mr. Lichtenberger holds a M.A. degree in Anthropology from the College of William and Mary. He is currently the Director of Cultural Resources for Hurt & Proffitt, Inc. and an archaeologist for the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Vice President

David A. Brown

History degrees from The College of William & Mary (Ph.D.); University of Massachusetts, Boston (M.A.); Anthropology degree from The College of William & Mary (B.A.). Currently co-directs The Fairfield Foundation; co-owns DATA Investigations, LLC.


Crystal O’Connor

M.A. in Anthropology from University of Tennessee. Archaeological Field Research Manager at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.


Karen McIlvoy

M.A. in Anthropology from University of Florida. Archaeology Laboratory Analyst at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest.

Media Coordinator

Thomas Cuthbertson

M.A. in Historical Archaeology from College of William and Mary. Associate Archaeologist at Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.

Board Members

Mike Barber

Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Virginia. Retired Virginia State Archaeologist and Cultural Resources Management Principal Investigator.

Eleanor Breen, PhD, RPA

Anthropology degrees from University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Ph.D.); University of Massachusetts, Boston (M.A.); College of William and Mary (B.A.). Currently directs the City of Alexandria’s Archaeology Division of the Office of Historic Alexandria.

Hannah Burns

Small business owner and President of the Upper James River Chapter of the Archeological Society of Virginia (ASV) and a member of the ASV Board. 

Chris McDaid

PhD in Archaeology from the University of Leicester, a MA in history with a concentration in Historical Archaeology from the College of William and Mary, and a BA in Anthropology and History from the University of Denver. McDaid is currently the cultural resources manager/lead archaeologist for Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

Carole Nash, PhD, RPA

Dr. Nash holds Anthropology degrees from the Catholic University of America (Ph.D.) and James Madison University (B.S.), as well as an Applied Philosophy degree from Bowling Green State University (M.A). She is currently Associate Professor at James Madison University where she is also the Oliver Endowed Senior Professor in the College of Integrated Science and Engineering.