Sonya D. Beach M.A. RPA

Archaeologist & Crew Chief

 

E-mail: s.beach@opnrng.com

Tel: 405-435-6363

Skills

Archaeology

Artifact Analysis

Photography

Plains History & Culture

NRHP Assessment

 

Professional Experience 

Archaeologist

2014 - Present

 

Sonya manages crew field operations and has completed numerous archaeological surveys and cultural resource evaluations including in-depth archival research on historic resources. Sonya has experience conducting remote archaeological field reconnaissance in support of data recovery and mitigation projects. 

 
Education
 

July 2015 M.A. -  Anthropology (Archaeology Focus), University of Oklahoma 

May 2011 B.A.  - History, Oklahoma Baptist University

May 2011 B.A.  - Anthropology, Oklahoma Baptist University   

 
Investigations

 

Gruber, Thomas E., Janna L. Gruber, R. Doyle Bowman, Sonya D. Beach, Thomas J.Thompson

2015 Class III Archaeological Survey Report Associated with the: Magellan Midstream  Partners, L.P. - Saddlehorn Pipeline Project Weld, Morgan, Adams, Washington and Kit Carson Counties, Colorado

 

Gruber, Thomas E., Janna L. Gruber, R. Doyle Bowman, Sonya  D. Beach, Thomas J. Thompson

2015 Class III Archaeological Survey Report-Magellan Midstream Partners Saddlehorn Pipeline Project Adams County, Colorado

 

Gruber, Janna L., Thomas E. Gruber, R. Doyle Bowman, Sonya  D. Beach, Thomas J.Thompson

2015 Open Range Archaeology, LLC. Proposed Newfield Exploration Newfield  Exploration Mid-Continent, Inc. Archaeological Survey Mid-Continent, Inc. Pipeline Lambrecht – Jacquez Report, Grady County, Oklahoma. 

 

Gruber, Thomas E., Janna L. Gruber

2015 Phase I Archaeological Survey Report-Proposed Phillips66 Wyandotte Reroute

Pipeline Project on Lands Administered by: Bureau of Indian Affairs Eastern Oklahoma Region, Miami Agency.

 

Gruber, Janna L., Thomas E. Gruber, R. Doyle Bowman, Sonya  D. Beach, Thomas J. Thompson

2015 Open Range Archaeology, LLC. Proposed Newfield Exploration Newfield  Exploration Mid-Continent, Inc. Archaeological Survey Mid-Continent, Inc.     Pipeline Terry Waterline Reroute Report. Grady County, Oklahoma. 

 

Gruber, Janna L., Thomas E. Gruber, R. Doyle Bowman, Sonya  D. Beach, Thomas J.

Thompson, Parker Melendez

2015 Open Range Archaeology, LLC. Proposed Newfield Exploration Newfield Exploration Mid-Continent, Inc. Archaeological Survey Mid-Continent, Inc.Pipeline Mashburn Williams Report. Grady County, Oklahoma. 

 

Gruber, Janna L., Thomas E. Gruber, R. Doyle Bowman, Sonya  D. Beach, Thomas J.Thompson, Parker Melendez

2014 Open Range Archaeology, LLC. Proposed Blackshare Environmental Solutions,  Velocity Pipeline Lowrance to Lang Pipeline Project       Stephens, Garvin and Grady Counties, Oklahoma.  

 

Gruber, Janna L., Thomas E. Gruber, R. Doyle Bowman, Sonya  D. Beach, Thomas J.Thompson, Parker Melendez

2014 Open Range Archaeology, LLC. Proposed Cimarex Energy Company Proposed Shepard (#1-3H) Well Site Project, Canadian County, Oklahoma.

 

Gruber, Janna L., Thomas E. Gruber, R. Doyle Bowman, Sonya  D. Beach, Thomas J. Thompson, Parker Melendez

2014 Open Range Archaeology, LLC. BEACON Environmental Assistance Corporation. Proposed Phase I Archaeological Survey Newfield Pipeline Project III, Kingfisher County, Oklahoma.

 

Gruber, Janna L., Thomas E. Gruber, R. Doyle Bowman, Sonya  D. Beach, Parker Melendez 

2014 Open Range Archaeology, LLC. Chesapeake Proposed Phase I Archaeological    Survey Anderson 21-18-6 3H Well Pad Project. Kingfisher County, Oklahoma.

 

Laboratory Expierence

 

2011 Oklahoma Archeological Survey

Lab Technician Performed flotation on soil samples in a laboratory setting for Great Plains prehistoric archaeological sites.

2011 Sam Noble Museum of Natural History

Museum Intern- Assisted anaylsis recordationa and anaylsis of Great Plains prehistoric projectile points. 

 

Presented Research
 

October 2014  Sonya D. Beach

72nd Annual Plains Anthropological Conference Presentation: Wichita Women and Their Roles in the World Economy: How PostContact Ceramics Inform Culture Change and the Individual in the Southern Plains.

2010 - present

2010 - present

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