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George Maloof, III
George Maloof, III
Curator
(915)755-4332
MaloofGO@elpasotexas.gov
George Maloof is a Northern New Mexico native. After a time in the US Navy, he earned his undergraduate degrees in history and anthropology from Arizona State University (ASU). In 2002 he and his wife relocated to Costa Rica where they have made their home with their children, Khalil, 8 and Helen, 5. In the last 11 years George obtained his master’s degree from the University of Costa Rica, the first graduate from that institution’s archaeology program. He also pursued a specialty in archaeogeophysics and was only one of two archaeogeophysicists permanently living and working in all of Central America.

His archeological work includes sites in Northeastern New Mexico, Central Arizona, Veracruz Mexico, Central El Salvador, and throughout the three principal archaeological regions of Costa Rica. He has been an academic researcher as well as participated in many Cultural Resource Management projects, the most recent being the Diquís Hydroelectric Project, currently the largest dam project in Central America. He has also been employed by museums in both Arizona and Costa Rica. His professional interests include Southwest, Mesoamerican and Lower Central American archaeology, geoarchaeology and the application of remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems used in an archeological context.

Marilyn Guida
Marilyn Guida
Educator Curator
(915)755-4332
guidamr@elpasotexas.gov
Marilyn Guida has been Curator of Education since June of 2008. She received a B.A. degree in anthropology from Florida State University and earned M.A. degrees in anthropology at San Diego State University and in museum studies at John F. Kennedy University. Marilyn was curator of education for 12 years at The Haggin Museum in Stockton and at History San José. She worked seven years as a crew leader and member on archaeological surveys, excavations, and laboratory investigations in California and also worked with Indian people from several tribes. She was active in the San Diego County Archaeological Society and the Fort Guijarros Foundation. For three years she was Executive Director of the San Diego Ecology Center. Additionally, Marilyn was an environmental planner for the City of San Diego where she developed the City’s first guidelines for archaeological investigations of land use projects and contributed to the first Cultural Resource Management policies and procedures. Marilyn is interested promoting collaborations between Indian peoples and museum staff and interpreting continuity and change in American Indian cultures. She also loves exploring the prehistory and natural history of the Southwest.

Rocio Enriquez
Rocio Enriquez
Secretary
(915)755-4332
enriquezrx@elpasotexas.gov
Rosie Enriquez has been the secretary and museum store manager at the El Paso Museum of Archaeology since 2003. A native of El Paso, Rosie received her training at the Upper Rio Grande Private Industry Council in 1995 and continues her interest in bookkeeping and accounting. A mother and grandmother, Rosie enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and barbecuing. She also enjoys horseback riding, painting, and other arts and crafts.
 


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