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Robert J. Jackson, M.A.

Principal – Sierra/Central Valley Office

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Robert J. Jackson regularly teaches the course Federal Projects and Historic Preservation Law for agencies such as the Federal Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the California Department of Transportation and USDA Forest Service. He served for six years in the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Office of Historic Preservation, conducting project review for all federally permitted projects in California and has more than 30 years of cultural resources management experience in California and the Great Basin. Rob Jackson is a nationally recognized expert in historic preservation regulatory compliance. From 1988-2001, he regularly taught the course Federal Projects and Historic Preservation Law for the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and General Services Administration. He also authored the Framework for Archaeological Research and Management prepared for the National Forests of the north-central Sierra Nevada in California, a program recognized nationally by the USDA Forest Service as a model. He recently authored nationwide Programmatic Agreements (PA’s) for various federal agencies, and recently penned a nationwide PA for all agencies of the departments of Agriculture and Interior for the management of cultural resources during fire management undertakings. In recognition of his contributions, the Society for American Archaeology presented him with the 2002 Award for Excellence in Cultural Resource Management and again in 2002, Rob was awarded with the prestigious Crystal Owl Award for Training and Development Excellence (Outstanding Individual Effort).