Certification Committee

Photo: © Mike Clem, 2019


logo for the Certification Program with three trowels

The Certification Committee oversees the CoVA program of certification of avocational archaeologists in archaeological field and laboratory methods, in cooperation with the Archeological Society of Virginia and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources.


  • Carole Nash
  • Bruce Baker


  • Dave Brown
  • Thane Harpole
  • Jolene Smith
  • Laura Galke
  • Kate Ridgway
  • Mike Barber