Jason Jones


Archaeologist - Portland Office

Jason Jones has a master’s degree in archaeology and 18 years of professional cultural resources management experience. He meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for a professional archaeologist and has conducted fieldwork in Washington, California, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Missouri, Illinois, and Newfoundland. His areas of interest include Native American heating elements and rock features, as well as precontact land use practices. He has a current database user agreement with the California, Oregon and Washington State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPOs), and he has worked as a crewmember and supervisor on the completion of Phase I, II and III cultural resources field investigations as obligated under Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA, Section 106 and Section 110), State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), and Washington Executive Order (EO) 05-05 compliance projects, among others. He has participated extensively in consultation with state and federal agencies, as well as Pacific Northwest Tribal groups. Since 2014, he has been primarily providing cultural resources compliance support on small- and large-scale construction projects for state and federal agencies. Jason has worked in all of the dynamic environments of the Pacific Northwest and plans to continue to move forward honing his skills in the field. He currently resides in Vancouver, Washington, with his wife and enjoys traveling and, of course, history.