Themes of special interest - Terrestrial and underwater archaeological
David Ball is the Pacific Region Historic Preservation Officer for the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Dave joined the BOEM Gulf of Mexico Region office in 1999 (then Minerals Management Service) and transferred to the Pacific Region office in 2010. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology from Sonoma State University in 1992 and a Masters of Arts degree in Anthropology from Florida State University in 1998. Dave has almost 30 years of experience in archaeology and has directed field research on both terrestrial and underwater archaeological sites across the United States.