Dean Reed is a graduate student in the Cultural and Heritage Resource Management (CHRM) master's program. Mr. Reed received his B.A. in Anthropology with a minor in Linguistics at Indiana University (IU) in 2013. During his time at IU he worked in several labs, working with artifact collections primarily from middle to late woodland period sites of Southern Indiana, and maintained an archaeological focus. Since graduating, he has worked as a professional archaeologist in Cultural Resource Management, and has worked on several Phase I projects throughout the Midwest. Dean is now positioned full time as an associate archaeologist for Paleo Solutions,Inc., a Cultural/ Paleontological Resources consulting firm based in Southern California. Since 2015 he has received intermittent cross-qualification training as an Archaeological/Paleontological technician through his involvement in various monitoring projects for transportation and housing in the greater Los Angeles Area, and has performed excavations and lab work for the La Brea Tar Pits Museum. He is currently an acting field director for several cultural resource projects based around electrical utility and grid reliability, where he is responsible for conducting the bulk of the virtual and in-house records searches, leading small scale surveys, monitoring, report writing, and is assisting in coordination with various state and federal agencies across California.