Jennifer Harty has more than ten years of experience working in Cultural Resource Management on the Northern Plains and adjacent cultural regions. She has led hundreds of oil and gas projects, ensuring the Section 106 and NEPA processes were addressed on time in order to allow for timely permitting of drilling. She currently works as Principal Investigator and Senior Project Scientist on Section 106 and NEPA projects. She has led numerous cultural resource studies involving consulting with Native American Tribes, inventory, testing, and mitigation (data recovery). Additionally, Jennifer manages the Bismarck office of Cardno ENTRIX, overseeing cultural and environmental staff. She graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a BA Honours degree in Anthropology and Archaeology, and later earned her MA degree in Anthropology from the same institution. Her graduate work was largely focused on the Late Plains period, particularly on Old Women's and Mortlach occupations, and she is currently on the Register of Professional Archaeologists.