Why we ran for office?
President: Lisa J. Lucero (2018-2019)
Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois, 607 S Mathews Ave., M/C 148, Urbana, IL 61801, Phone: 217-333-3616, e-mail: [email protected]
I ran for office because archaeology provides narratives and lessons from the past that we as archaeologists can share. The AD provides the perfect forum in which to do so.
President-Elect: Elizabeth Chilton (2018-2019)
Harpur College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office, Library North 2430. P.O. Box 6000. Binghamton, NY 13902-6000. Phone: 607-777-2145, e-mail: [email protected]
I joined the AD and then ran for office in order to work with other archaeological anthropologists to strengthen the role of archaeology in the AAA, and to ensure that archaeologists are involved in some of the most critical issues facing the AAA and human societies today.
Secretary: Sandra L. López Varela (2018-2020)
Facultad de Filosofía y Letras , Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Circuito Interior, Ciudad Universitaria s/n, 04510 Coyoacán, CDMX, México
I always believed that the best way to promote change in our profession and give back to our communities is through a professional association.
Treasurer: John Kantner (2017-2019)
University of North Florida, Office of Research 3/2501, Jacksonville, FL 32224, Phone: 904-620-4650, e-mail [email protected]
There has perhaps never been a time more important than now for our fields to re-engage with one another and to bring our rich understanding of the human experience to the forefront. It is for this reason that I have continued to be a member of AAA and have volunteered my efforts to serve as an officer.
Practicing/Professional Member at-Large: Chip Colwell (2018-2020)
Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205, Phone: 303.370.6378, e-mail: [email protected]
I joined the AD because I found a strong kinship with my fellow archaeologists who are dedicated to the AAA and its mission as the flagship organization for anthropology.
Member at-Large: Sarah Rowe (2018-2020)
Department of Sociology & Anthropology, University of Texas-Rio Grande, ELABN 318, 1201 West University Dr. Edinburg, Texas 78539-2909
Phone) (956) 665-3567
e-mail: [email protected]
Program Editor for Archaeology: Marcie L. Venter (2018-2019)
Murray State University, Department of Geosciences, 337 Blackburn Science, Murray, KY 42071, Phone 270-809-3457, e-mail [email protected]
As junior faculty, being on the EB has expanded my professional network and put me in the position of being a mentor and having a role in shaping the future of archaeology’s representation at the AAA.
Nominations Committee Chair: Ruth M. Van Dyke (2017-2019)
Binghamton University, State University of New York, 4400 Vestal Parkway East, Binghamton, NY 13902, (o) 607-777-2100 , (e) [email protected]
More than ever before, we must utilize our skills and expertise towards causes that we believe are just.
Nominations Committee Chair-Elect: Whitney Battle Baptiste (2018-2019)
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 217 Machmer Hall, 240 Hicks Way Amherst, MA 01003 Phone: 413-545-2221. e-mail: [email protected]
Publications Director: Christopher A. Pool (2017-2019)
Department of Anthropology, University of Kentucky, 211 Lafferty Hall, Lexington KY 40506-0027. Phone: 859-257-2710 e-mail: [email protected]
Member-at-Large, Practicing Professional: Zoë Crossland (2017-2019)
Student Member at-Large: Laura Ng (2019-2020)
Archaeology Center, Stanford University, 488 Escondido Mall, Building 500, Stanford, CA 94305. Phone: 650-723-5731 e-mail: [email protected]
I ran for the student member position on the AD Executive Board to better promote the benefits of being a member of the AD and to ensure the continued support of archaeology students, no matter their career paths.