Anza Resource Consultants (Anza) was established in January 2019 to provide high quality cultural resources consulting focused on efficient compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), CEQA-Plus, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.
Anza is headquartered in Oceanside, California, but conducts work throughout the state.
Typical clients include local agencies such as cities, counties, and water districts; development and environmental planning firms; architecture and engineering firms; land developers; affordable housing developers; construction management and construction firms; and utilities.
Anza was founded by Principal and Senior Cultural Resources Specialist Kevin Hunt, who has worked in resources management since 1990 and founded successful cultural resources consulting programs during previous employment. Ms. Katherine Collins, M.A., Registry of Professional Archaeologists (RPA), has more than 10 years of experience in cultural resources management and serves as Principal Investigator, Co-author, and Website Developer and Manager. Anza retains the services of experienced GIS specialists as well as a strong network of skilled and competent archaeological technicians in the event a project requires a large crew or efficiency can be achieved using local specialists. Anza’s leadership has mobilized crews as large as 30 people on short notice to successfully meet the demands of a project.
Kevin Hunt, Principal
Since January 2019, Anza has provided cultural resources services on more than 20 projects throughout California. These projects were in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, Alameda, Sonoma, Shasta, and Plumas counties, demonstrating Anza’s ability to execute work in any part of the state. Market sectors included commercial and residential land development, renewable energy, water, and transportation infrastructure. Regulatory environments include CEQA, CEQA-Plus, and Section 106 of the NHPA for projects with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or U.S. Department of Agriculture permitting or funding. Anza is committed to satisfying the various regulatory requirements as efficiently as possible, with a focus on producing only what the client needs to achieve project goals and permitting.