Nick Angeloff

Research Associate - Archaeology

Biography: 

Research Associate - Archaeology
Field Director, Cultural Resources Facility

Contact:
Email:naa2( at )humboldt.edu
(707) 826-5247

Research: 

Mr. Angeloff has managed hundreds of contracts from inception to fruition relating to both to prehistoric and historic archaeology for a period of 20 years.  He created the Tribal Historic Preservation Office at the Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria and has well established relationships with federal and state agencies including creating memorandum of agreement, programmatic agreements, contract agreements, and consultation protocol, specifically with regard to the treatment of cultural resources throughout northern California. These treatment agreements serve as templates for federal agencies and tribal governments throughout the nation. Nick has represented cultural resource interests at State Department, with the Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, State Parks, CalTrans, and the Executive Branch of the White House during President Obama’s administration, among other agencies.  He was appointed as a tribal representative to the Tribal Nations Conference by two tribes for three consecutive years. Nick acted as Tribal representative for the Marine Life Protection Act negotiations with the State of California. West Coast Governors Alliance representative from Northern California. One of three west coast delegates appointed to the National Ocean Policy working group, working directly with White House representatives to develop national policy.

Cultural resource and archaeological project management experience varying in scope from small surveys to large scale excavations, include residential and commercial lot surveys, Timber Harvest Plans, CalTrans highway surveys, railroad corridor surveys, fiber optic line surveys, site damage assessments, military base section surveys, and reservoir surveys (Lake Oroville and Shasta Lake), among many others. Over the past two years Mr. Angeloff has conducted and reported on over 250 projects in Humboldt County alone.

Mr. Angeloff has been involved with large scale testing and data recovery projects as crew chief and director of dozens of projects throughout California, Oregon, and Nevada for CalTrans, various military bases, and FERC relicensing projects in association with multiple large archaeological consulting firms.

Education: 
MA Anthropology, California State University Sacramento
BA Anthropology, Minor in Native American Studies, Humboldt State University
Nick Angeloff