Applied Archaeology works in collaborative partnership with Traditional Owners via the Gabbie Kylie (coordinated by Doc Reynolds) and Dowark Foundations (coordinated by Wayne and Toni Webb), and engages with local community groups and representative bodies on all facets of project planning, implementation and reporting.
Managing Director DAVID GUILFOYLE is an archaeologist with many years of experience throughout Australia and the western United States (including Alaska). He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree (first-class Honours) in Archaeology (University of Western Australia) in 1997 and MA in Archaeology and Heritage (University of Leicester) in 2004. He has published widely in the field, presented at a number of international conferences, trained/tutored university students and field crews in both Australia and the USA, and coordinated numerous commercial and research projects, often in remote areas. David recently coordinated and delivered an award-winning natural resource management (NRM) project, throughout southern Western Australia. David is a Research Associate with the Western Australian Museum, the Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management (UWA), and Flinders University.
MYLES MITCHELL is an archaeologist specializing in community based archaeology, applied archaeology and heritage and environmental management. Having studied at the University of Western Australia and the University of California Los Angeles as an undergraduate student, he is now undertaking a PhD research project with the Australian National University. Myles has also worked as an archaeologist in Europe and the Middle East.
CAT MORGAN is an archaeologist committed to community and conservation based archaeology, with extensive experience in the field obtained from a range of conservation, management and commercial archaeological projects. Aside from coordinating fieldwork, she operates as a GIS and data management technician using the facilities of the WA Museum (Albany). Cat is currently undertaking a MA research and community project through the University of Leicester (UK).
KEVIN HOLLAR is a professional surveyor with over 20 years experience having worked on a variety of survey projects for mining operations, communications engineering, fabrication, rehabilitation, and hydrographic surveying projects. Aside from his survey experience, Kevin is also trained in the use of Ground Penetrating Radar Instruments and post-processing software for geophysical survey applications. Kevin’s broad scope of survey experience allows him to be innovative and adaptive to any environment regardless of location or climate. He has a proven ability to provide quality data capture and mapping in a respectful, safe, timely and cost effective manner. Kevin is keenly aware of the significance of preservation of cultural history and landscapes, and integrates well with the team in Australia and the USA.
MOLLY TRAINOR is a professional illustrator and graphic designer from Alaska. She has worked for the US Forest Service developing and designing maps of Ancestral Puebloan archaeological sites in Utah and elevation drawings of ruins and historic buildings. She is an illustrator for a series of children’s books written in the Navajo language. Her work within Applied Archaeology includes designing and developing interpretative illustrations, artist’s reconstructions of archaeological places, and educational signs related to heritage projects.