H. Jill McCormick

H. Jill McCormickH. Jill McCormick is the Historic Preservation Officer for the Quechan Indian Tribe. She conducts NEPA and NHPA reviews, Section 106 consultation, and serves as a liaison between the Tribe and State/Federal agencies to preserve the Quechan culture. She works within the community with elders and youth to promote cultural preservation and sustainability. She has also worked extensively with Colorado River Tribes promoting collaboration among the Tribes regarding traditional cultural properties, sacred sites and other matters of specific Tribal importance. Mrs. McCormick is also an Associate Professor of Anthropology at AWC and has worked with the Arizona Site Steward program as a regional coordinator for over 20 years.  In addition, Mrs. McCormick is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Arizona Western College, she teaches Intro to Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology, Intro to Native American Studies and American Indian Studies. As the regional coordinator for the Arizona Site Steward program in Yuma County, she coordinates and trains volunteers in site monitoring and preservation of archaeological sites. Mrs. McCormick is currently, or in the past, affiliated or a member with the Arizona Historical Preservation Commission 2003-2006; Arizona Historical Society 2004 – Present; Society for American Archaeology 2006 – Present; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 2006 -2010; American Cultural Resources Association 2018.