Wendy Puckett is a Master's Candidate at University of Maryland in Cultural and Heritage Resource Management. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology from Florida State University. She now serves as Project Manager and Staff Archaeologist at an environmental consulting firm that focuses services in the southeastern United States and specializes in federal cultural resource management. She is a certified Scientific Diver and has conducted maritime archaeological surveys including remote sensing, underwater recording, excavation, and hydroprobing. She has also gained experience in conducting terrestrial Phase I and Phase II archaeological work in the southeastern United States. She has had the opportunity to work on heritage-rich sites spanning from the Paleoindian Period through to recent 1960s-era historic and Cold War sites. After obtaining the 30-Hour OSHA certification, she now serves on the corporate Safety Committee Board which meets quarterly to review and improve on safety procedures. Her current interests include prehistoric fishing technologies in the karst region of Florida and community involvement. She also likes reading a good book series, watching sci-fi, and being nostalgic about the pre-social media days.