Norma is the Principal for SWCA’s offices in Denver, Sheridan, Bismarck, and Fort Collins. She joined SWCA in 2005 and became the cultural resources program director for the Denver office in 2011. Throughout her tenure, she has focused on developing and leading teams to provide staff a variety of paths for professional development. She also serves as one of SWCA’s three Employee Stock Ownership Program Trustees.
Norma has extensive archaeological experience throughout North America, including Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, South Dakota, Kansas, Montana, and Nebraska. She is knowledgeable in the policies and procedures governing the National Historic Preservation Act and Section 106 compliance. She is adept at managing large, multi-year, multi-discipline projects for oil and gas exploration, pipelines, transportation, telecommunications, transmission, and land development clients. Norma holds a bachelor’s degree in biological anthropology and anatomy from Duke University as well as a master’s degree in anthropology from The George Washington University.