John MintzDeputy State Archaeologist - Land
John Mintz joined OSA in 1998 serving as Site Registrar and Assistant State Archaeologist before becoming Deputy State Archaeologist for Land in 2015. Prior to joining the OSA, John worked for NC Department of Transportation as a staff archaeologist and worked in the private sector as a Project Manager with R. Christopher Goodwin and Associates.
A native of North Carolina, John received a BA in Anthropology from Appalachian State University and a MA in Archaeology from University of Arkansas. John's duties include supervision of OSA and OSARC staff in Raleigh, project review and technical assistance for an 8-county area in the triad region, public outreach and coordination with other state and federal agencies.