ALO Environmental Associates LLC

 

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INTRODUCTION

ALO Environmental Associates LLC is a woman-owned, small business based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Founded in early 2005 and organized as a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in Minnesota, ALO is also registered as a Foreign LLC in North Dakota.  Registration in other states is possible, as projects require.

ALO's President, Dr. Amy Ollendorf, has over 30 years of professional experience throughout the United States and abroad. ALO hires or teams with natural & cultural resources specialists (Associates) as needed. Through our professional network, ALO is able to provide clients with high-quality environmental consulting and educational services.



OUR MISSION

ALO Environmental Associates LLC will continue to be a woman-owned small business that delivers high-quality environmental consulting and educational services in support of clients’ needs.

ALO's dedication covers dynamic management, education, travel, preservation, and interpretation services throughout the United States and abroad.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Mailing Address:
9702 Sandra Lane
Minnetonka, MN 55305 

 
Phone:
(612) 227-6697

General Email:
amy@aloenviro.com

* NEWS **

This portion of the website is updated periodically.
~ Last update 11/8/2016 ~

WINTER 2016

* Dr. Ollendorf completed online training in Solar Energy with PV201 Site Assessment taught by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA).

FALL 2015

* Dr. Ollendorf completed 120 hours of online training in PV Solar Energy.  She also has begun engaging locally with solar energy practitioners and renewable energy experts with the hope of moving fulltime in this direction.

SPRING 2015

* ALO Environmental Associates LLC is reactivated after a long dormancy! See Winter 2009 (below) to understand the reason for this hiatus.

SPRING 2014

* Dr. Ollendorf completed a 2-year term on the Registrar Advisory Committee (RAC) for the RPA. 

SPRING 2010-2012

* Elected Registrar for the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) and served as a non-voting Board Member.

SPRING 2010

* Invited to be a Member of the Archaeology Advisory Committee Team for the City of Minneapolis.  Served for the Committee's 6-month-long duration.

WINTER 2009

* In Summer 2008, accepted full-time position of Cultural Resources Program Manager for ENSR, then a company of AECOM.  Consequently, changed ALO Environmental Associates LLC to "inactive." In Fall 2008, AECOM reorganized and ENSR became part of AECOM Environment.  To learn more about AECOM, its business lines and companies, visit http://www.aecom.com   To contact Dr. Ollendorf about cultural resources services through AECOM call (612) 376-2443 (office) or (612) 227-6697 (mobile) or mailto:aollendorf@ensr.aecom.com (email).

SUMMER 2007

* Completed several projects for ICOMOS (see description under Spring 2007 for this organization).

* Completed peer-review of a manuscript about applications of lichenometry to archaeology for publication in American Antiquity. See www.saa.org for information about this journal and other publications.

SPRING 2007

* Appointed Expert Member to the International Committee for Archaeological Heritage Management (ICAHM) of the International Council of Monuments & Sites (ICOMOS), an international NGO of professionals dedicated to the conservation of the world's historic monuments and sites.  See www.icomos.org for more information.

* Taught "Archaeology in Israel" in Temple Israel's Adult Education Program (Minneapolis) and privately to 11 adults (St. Paul) while they prepared for their summer trips to Israel.

WINTER 2007

* Taught "Archaeology in Israel" in the Adult Education Program of Mt. Zion Temple (St. Paul) in addition to Adult Education class at Shir Tikvah Congregation (Minneapolis).

* Visited many UNESCO World Heritage Sites and other historic sites in Spain, Germany, Belgium, and Holland over six weeks.

FALL 2006

* ALO awarded a Master Consultant Agreement to provide Hennepin County, Minnesota with cultural & natural resources consulting services for a two-year period (2007 & 2008).

* Lectured in class entitled, "Historic Preservation," in the School of Architecture at the University of Minnesota.

* Taught "Archaeology in Israel" for the Minneapolis Community Education's Older Adult (55+) Program.

* Began a year-long, 25%-time appointment as Post-Doctoral Research Associate to the Center for World Heritage Studies in the College of Design at the University of Minnesota.


SUMMER 2006

* Completed two book reviews for publication in professional journals.  See our "Professional Activities" link.

* Taught "Archaeology in Israel" at Adath Jeshurun Congregation (Minnetonka) as part of their Summer Sampler.

WINTER/SPRING 2006

* ALO approved for the CERT Program of Hennepin & Ramsey counties and the cities of Minneapolis & St. Paul. Read more on our "Facilities & Insurance" link.

* Taught "Archaeology in Israel" for Adult Education at Shir Tikvah Congregation (Minneapolis).

FALL 2005

* Appointed by the Minneapolis City Council to the city's Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC) for the 2005-2008 term. To learn about the HPC, visit www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/hpc/

SPRING 2005

* ALO launched pollen & phytolith analytical services. Read more then call or email ALO for a customized price quote: www.eculturalresources.com/announcement/117.html 

 

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City of Guanajuato, Mexico (panoramic, top left),
Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen in Guanajuato (top right),
          Objects & artifacts in museums at
Teotihuacan (bottom left),   Piramide de Luna & dormant volcano from Piramide del Sol at Teotihuacan (bottom right).