SANDY D. McDANIEL, B.A. Technical Staff

Associate Archaeologist
University of Kentucky – B.A. – 2004


Sandy McDaniel is a BLM-permitted Field Director with approximately eight years of professional archaeological experience. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Kentucky in 2004 and has been involved in more than 40 survey, monitoring, testing, and data recovery projects in the Great Basin, Snake River Plain, High Plains, Mojave Desert, Sonoran Desert, and Colorado Plateau regions of Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Oregon, Wyoming, Arizona, and New Mexico in addition to the Midwestern, Eastern, and Southeastern regions of the U.S. Mr. McDaniel has held various state and federal permits in Nevada, Idaho, Utah, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Wyoming, and has worked as a Field Director on tribal lands in the Mohave Valley of Arizona. He has been involved in multiple energy projects, including wind and solar generation, transmission lines, natural gas pipelines, and has also been involved in land development projects, as well as geotechnical investigations. Mr. McDaniel has experience writing technical reports for Section 106 compliance such as research designs, Class I reports, Class III inventory reports, site treatment plans, the cultural resources sections of NEPA documents including EAs and EISs, as well as construction-related documents such as Plans of Development and Construction Operation and Maintenance Plans for various projects.