Alexandra Jones, Ph. D.
Alexandra Jones, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Archaeology in the Community, is an education leader focused on community outreach and service. Dr. Jones has been an educator for more than ten years; she has taught in multiple educational environments from primary schools to museums, colleges and camps. She obtained dual Bachelors of Arts degrees from Howard University in History and Anthropology in 2001. Dr. Jones became a classroom teacher and discovered she had a natural talent for teaching. In an effort to further her career as a teacher she continued her education by obtaining a Master’s degree in History from Howard University in 2003 and then attending University of California, Berkeley to obtain a Ph.D. in Historical Archaeology in 2010. She currently teaches people of all ages about archaeology. Dr. Jones currently works for PBS's television show Time Team America as the Archaeology Field School Director, where she directed field schools for junior high and high school students at each of the sites for the 2013 season.
Amelia Chisholm, M.A.A.
Amelia Chisholm joined Archaeology in the Community in 2010. She received her B.S. in Anthropology with a concentration in Historical Archaeology from Mercyhurst College and her Master of Applied Anthropology from the University of Maryland, College Park. Ms. Chisholm worked for 3 years as the Laboratory Director for Archaeology in Annapolis. While she worked with Archaeology in Annapolis, Amelia spent a lot of time working with the Banneker-Douglass Museum as an archaeological consultant on exhibits and working with educators to run an archaeology and history summer camp for Annapolis youth. During her time at the University of Maryland, Ms. Chisholm educated both college and graduate students in both classroom and laboratory situations in the practice of archaeology. Ms. Chisholm has also worked as Archaeological Laboratory Director at Historical Mount Vernon and for Brockington & Associates for the Veteran’s Curation Project.
Andrea Harrison, B.A.
Andrea joined Archaeology in the Community in 2011. Ms. Harrison’s educational pedigree includes a Bachelors of Arts degree from The University of the District of Columbia and Associates of Arts degree in Education. She is furthering her education by obtaining a Master’s degree in Curriculum & Instruction: Educating for Change from Trinity Washington University. Ms. Harrison is the President of the Jacqueline Harrison Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Timothy Summers, M.S.
Tim joined Archaeology in the Community in 2013. Mr. Summers holds a Masters of Science in Finance from Loyola College in Maryland and a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration in both Accounting and Business with a finance concentration from Geneva College. He currently is the CSDC's Finance Director and is a Certified Public Accountant. His responsibilities include overseeing accounting and finance functions, financial reporting, coordinating audits, and meeting compliance and tax requirements for the various programs of CSDC and its subsidiaries and affiliates. Prior to joining CSDC in 2006, he began his career by working in public accounting as an auditor. During this time he gained a wide range of experience in financial auditing, retirement plan auditing, litigation support to the Department of Justice, which included participation in the Enron Task Force, and tax preparation.