Message #3: From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG To: "'z Matthias Giessler'" Subject: Internet and the Current State of Historic Preservation in Arizona Date: Sat, 30 Dec 95 12:16:00 MST Encoding: 104 TEXT Brian Kenny will speak to the Cochise Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society on January 18th, 1996, at 7:00 PM, in Sierra Vista Arizona. The title of the presentation will be: "Internet and the Current State of Historic Preservation in Arizona" Speaker's Biographical Information: Brian Kenny is a life-long resident of Arizona. He received his education from: St. Theresa's Parochial School, Phoenix Arizona; Brophy Jesuit College Preparatory, Phoenix Arizona; the Defense Language Institute, Monterey California; and, Arizona State University, Tempe Arizona (undergraduate & graduate training in anthropology and archaeology). He made his start in archaeology as a high school student attending meetings of the Arizona Archaeological Society. As an undergraduate work study student at ASU in the early 1970s, Brian earned $1.25/hr as a lab technician. He assisted numerous ASU archaeological projects, hand-washed millions of sherds and lithics, sharpened shovels, repaired sifters, created and maintained lab records, and performed basic artifact analyses. After undergraduate studies at ASU, Brian served as an foreign language interpreter and translator for the US Air Force, and flew combat reconnaissance missions in Asia for intelligence services. Brian has worked as a professional field archaeologist and anthropologist since returning from military service in 1978. His assignments have included: contract archaeology projects for 6 firms in the Southwest (completing over 140 survey and excavation projects) [1978-1986]; Assistant Forest Archaeologist, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, Heber AZ [1986-1988]; and, Locatable Mineral Administrator, Natural Resources Manager, and Cultural Resources Compliance Officer for State Trust Lands (Arizona State Land Department), Arizona [1988-1993]. Since 1993, he has served as Senior Planner, Environmental Program Manager and Anthropologist for Maricopa County. His responsibilities also include transportation planning. In the last three years, Brian has written legislation with the Arizona Attorney General's Office, and has lobbied historic preservation issues at the State Legislature; he is now serving a second three-year gubernatorial appointment to the Arizona Archaeological Advisory Commission. A few months shy of 42 years, Brian resides in Mesa, Arizona with his spouse Hwang Myong Ja, and a lazy dog named "KC Chang." He is a pilot (flying mostly old Cesna and Piper aircraft); grows an organic garden of exotic oriental vegetables; regularly hikes Southwestern wilderness trails; co-organizes an Internet home page and a 'current events' server for Southwestern Archaeology topics; and occasionally, provides contract services for resource, land management, and law enforcement agencies. Brian is an Eagle scout and still active in the scouting movement. He also is involved with professional and civic organizations, including: the American Anthropological Association, Society for American Archaeology, Society for Commercial Archaeology, Federal Preservation Forum, Preservation Forum of the National Trust, Arizona Archaeology Advisory Commission, Arizona Archaeological Society, Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society, Arizona Archaeological Council, Arizona Natural History Association, Mining History Association, Teocentli, Scottsdale Corral of Westerners International, Council on America's Military Past, Conservation Law Enforcement Association, City of Phoenix Pacific Rim Advisory Council, Arizona Asian American Association, and, the Arizona Asian Chamber of Commerce.