ACRA Officers and Board of Directors

ACRA is governed by a Board of Directors, elected for three-year terms by the membership. Board members can serve two successive terms. Seats on the board are assigned to members elected by firms in membership categories based on gross revenues. The Board is chaired by a President elected by the membership for a two-year term, preceded by a two-year period as President-elect. An Executive Board comprises the President, President-elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-President for Membership, Vice-President for Government Relations, and Vice-President for Diversity.

ACRA Officers


Cinder Miller
Gray & Pape


Shawn Patch
New South Associates

Vice President for Government Relations

Kimball Banks
Metcalf Archaeological Consultants

Vice President for Membership

Richard Grubb
Richard Grubb and Associates, Inc.

Vice President for Diversity

Nesta Anderson
Legacy Cultural Resources


Brandon Gabler
SWCA Environmental Consultants


Shelly Davis-King
Davis King & Associates

Immediate Past President

Dan Cassedy

ACRA Board of Directors

Designated Board Seats

Small Firm

Sally Evans
Evans & De Shazo, Inc.

Medium Firm

Lyle Torp
Ottery Group

Large Firm

Robert Heckman
Statistical Research, Inc.

Board Members

Jacki Mullen
Alpine Archaeological Consultants, Inc.

Matthew Piscitelli

Scott Phillips
SWCA Environmental Consultants

Hope Luhman
Applied Cultural Heritage LLC

Ryan Peterson
Cardno, Inc.

Charissa Durst
Hardlines Design Company

Michelle Wurtz Penton

David Klinge
ASC Group

Jo Reese
Archaeological Investigations Northwest, Inc.

Mason Miller
AmaTerra Environmental, an ERG Company


Amanda Stratton

Executive Director
Amanda Stratton joined as ACRA’s full-time executive director in June 2018. She provides day-to-day management for the organization and works with the Board of Directors to execute ACRA’s strategic plan. With previous experience in legislative organizing for both trade and non-profit groups, Amanda has extensive experience in association management and growth. Amanda is a graduate of George Mason University where she majored in government and international politics with minors in American history and Spanish.