Melinda Tate Iruegas, CEO

 

Ms. Iruegas has over 25 years of cultural resource management experience, and serves as Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Iruegas has managerial and technical expertise of the extent and complexity needed to run cultural resource management services as evidenced by her education and co-authorship of over 300 reports. Ms. Iruegas has considerable NAGPRA consultation experience working with various Native American Groups for Harvard University’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Repatriation Office. Ms. Iruegas’ combined work at Harvard and majority ownership of her company has given her unique historical research and archaeological experience working with the second largest artifact assemblage in the United States that included cultural material from the Atlantic Coast, Mid-Western, Southwestern, and Pacific Coast States. Recognized for her abilities in business and cultural resource management, Ms. Iruegas is a member of the Texas State Historic Preservation Offices’ Council of Texas Archaeologists Curation Committee developing curation standards.

 

Ms. Iruegas’ historical research and archaeological experience includes working for federal, state, and local agencies, as well as private project sponsors in Texas, Arizona, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Ms. Iruegas’ experience extends from survey, National Register testing and Mitigation field excavations, archival review and reports, artifact analysis, inventory and curation performed in all regions, as well as historical research, reporting and publication of cultural resource investigations.

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Sergio A. Iruegas, President


 Mr. Iruegas has 27 years of cultural resource investigation experience working with the Texas and Massachusetts State Historic Preservation Offices, Texas Historical Commission, Harvard University’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, and as Cultural Resources Director for private environmental firms. Mr. Iruegas meets the Secretary of the Interiors Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology and Historic Preservation qualifications, and he is a Registered Professional Archaeologists.

 

Mr. Iruegas has also co-authored numerous EA and EIS documents for legal sufficiency subject to NEPA.  As a Cultural Resources Director for private environmental firms and GTI Environmental, LLC, he has the required managerial experience of a Task Leader for archaeological and historic building investigations and documentation. As a Curatorial Assistant at Harvard University’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Mr. Iruegas worked with the second largest artifact assemblage in the United States that included cultural material from the Atlantic Coast, Mid-Western, Southwestern, and Pacific Coast States. Mr. Iruegas has served as a Principal Investigator in Texas, Arizona, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Mr. Iruegas has also served as an Expert Consultant/Expert Witness, and he has taught historic preservation law courses for Continuing Legal Education International.

Please feel free to contact us. 

We are glad to answer any questions you have,

 and our company is here to help you with your 

Cultural Resource Needs.

Cell Phone: 512-914-4841

Email: melinda@gtienvironmental.com

Cell Phone: 512-914-4842

Email: sergio@gtienvironmental.com

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