Barry G. Scott, R.P.A.

Senior Archaeologist


    M.A., Anthropology, California State University, Sacramento
  • B.A., Anthropology, California State University, Sacramento

Registrations and Licenses

    Register of Professional Archaeologists

Barry Scott is a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA), Project Director, and Project Manager who performs various phases of environmental project management for Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance projects. Specific roles include staff oversight and quality control; direct oversight of subcontractors; Native American consultation; preparation of technical documents and agreement documents for compliance with Section 106 of the NHPA, as well as CEQA, NEPA, and other state and federal laws; development of mitigation plans; and preparation of CEQA and NEPA compliance documents. He is experienced in the preparation of environmental compliance documents such as Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs), Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), ISs, and Emergency Action (EAs).

Mr. Scott has extensive experience organizing and participating in meetings and consultation with and between various state, local, and federal agencies, Native Americans, and client representatives, especially to address cultural resource issues. He also specializes in coordination with Native Americans and with project design staff to develop methods of avoiding impacts on significant cultural resources. Mr. Scott has over 30 years of experience in archaeology in the U.S. and has conducted or has been the Principal Investigator for innumerable cultural resource investigations for the private sector, local, state, and federal agencies, including several multi-state projects and highly controversial projects.

During the last 5 years, Mr. Scott has specialized in conducting cultural resources investigations and Native American consultation for large flood control projects in Central California. He meets the Secretary of the Interior’s standards for work in Archaeology.

Professional Organizations