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The Arizona Archaeological Council is a non-profit voluntary association that promotes the goals of professional archaeology in Arizona. Dedicated to preserving cultural resources through education and advocacy, the Council embraces a diverse membership drawing from avocationalists, academics, private business, local communities and federal, state and tribal agencies.


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AAC Meetings are held on Fridays at 10:00 am (Arizona Time). Meetings are expected to be held online using Zoom Video Conferencing Software. The meetings will have an "open" session, where all AAC members are invited to attend, and an "executive" session at the end that is only for the board members. Meeting agendas and invitation instructions will be emailed to the membership one week prior to the meeting.  


We have the following position vacancies to be filled on the AAC Board. There is one for each of the following: President Elect, Secretary, Information Officer, and two for the Members-at-Large positions. Online voting will begin on October 20, 2022 and be open for 30 days. The results of the election will be announced on November 21, 2022 and denoted on the AAC website. Winners of this election begin their terms in 2023 but will also be expected to attend the board meeting on December 7, 2022.

Candidate statements can be found here. 


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Thank you to everyone that participated and attended the 2022 AAC Fall Conference on Friday, September 9. The conference recording has been posted on the 2022 AAC Fall Conference Page for AAC members to watch. 

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