Past President

Amber Zimmerman Flett
Amber Zimmerman Flett’s initial interest in archaeology stemmed from social studies class in junior high school where during a field trip to the Manitoba Glass Company Site in Beausejour, Manitoba (Manitoba Provincial Heritage Site No.44), she was given the opportunity to practice standard archaeological techniques. In 1994, Amber decided to pursue a degree in Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of Winnipeg. During the summer of 1996, Amber attended the field school at The Corrigal House (EaLf-39) in St. Andrews, MB. Amber graduated with her B.A. in Anthropology in 1998. From 2002 to 2006, Amber worked as part of the Fire Program at Manitoba Conservation in Lac du Bonnet. It was during this time that she first made the acquaintance of Dr. Virginia Petch. In 2006, Amber came under the employ of Northern Lights Heritage Services Inc. (NLHS), and during that time (2006-2013) participated numerous archaeological projects in Manitoba and Ontario. Amber currently works for InterGroup Consultants Ltd., as a Archaeologist. Maintaining a strong connection to the archaeological community, Amber assists the Society as Past President after completing her second term as President (2013-2018). Subsequent to her role as President, Amber served two terms as secretary (2008-2012) and acted as Media Relations Coordinator (2012-2013) for the MAS.