AIA Committees

Societies Committee

Overseeing Officer: Sabrina Higgins, Vice President for Societies

Chair: Sabrina Higgins, (ex officio)

Staff Liaison: Meredith Langlitz, mlanglitz@archaeological.org

The Committee is charged with overseeing and supporting the national and international AIA Societies both chartered and in formation. It reviews the Institute’s programs and benefits for Societies and makes recommendations for revisions, if necessary, to the Governing Board and the President. The Committee monitors the performance of Societies through an annual assessment and supports local programs that encourage and help Societies in being effective in furthering the AIA’s mission. The Committee also hosts a breakfast or lunch meeting for Society representatives at the Annual Meeting. The Societies Committee is also responsible for adjudicating and subsequently awarding the Society Awards at the Annual Meeting. The awards include: Best Flyer, Best Website, Golden Trowel, Foot Soldier and the LifeSaver Award.

Members


Joost Blom, ex officio

Arthur Cassanos, ex officio

Laura Childs, (2019-2022) Term 1

Lawrence Cripe, (2020-2023) Term 1

Chandra Giroux, (2020-2023) Term 1

Carolyn Laferriere, (2021-2024) Term 2

Gary Linn, ex officio 

M. Sally McGrath, (2020-2023) Term 2

Melissa Morison, (2020-2023) Term 2

Laura Rich, ex officio

Nancy Scott, (2021-2024) Term 2

Thomas Sienkewicz, ex officio 

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