AIA Committees

Conservation and Site Preservation Committee

Overseeing Officer: Ömür Harmanşah, Vice President for Cultural Heritage

Chair: Dominique Rissolo, (2022-2023) Term 1

Staff Liaison: Meredith Langlitz,

The Committee promotes best practices in archaeological conservation and site preservation and encourages public awareness of both. It helps administer the Site Preservation Grant Program by vetting grant applicants and also submits its nomination for the Conservation and Heritage Management Award to the Governing Board at its fall meeting.


J. Marshall Brown, (2020-2023) Term 2

Claudia Chemello, (2020-2023) Term 4

Suzanne Davis, (2023-2025) Term 2

Tessa de Alarcon, (2023-2025) Term 2

Julie Herzig Desnick, (2023-2025) Term 5

Pamela Jerome, (2020-2023) Term 2

Edward M. Luby, (2022-2024) Term 1

Thomas Roby, (2024-2026) Term 2

Barbara Sweet, (2022-2024) Term 1

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