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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 Wednesdays at 12:00 pm (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.  

The Arizona Archaeological Council is holding its next board meeting on December 6th, 2023 at noon. The meeting agenda can be accessed by AAC members and can be found here: 

2023 December AAC Meeting Agenda.pdf


Election Information

Elections are being held for new Incoming President/President Elect, Treasurer, Journal of Arizona Archaeology Editor, and two for the Members-at-Large positions. Please review each of the position statements. Online voting will begin on October 01, 2023 and be open for 30 days. The results of the election will be announced on November 7, 2023 and denoted on the AAC website. Winners of this election begin their terms in 2024 but will also be expected to attend the board meeting on December 6, 2023.

2023 AAC Fall Conference

Central Arizona Archaeology

Friday, September 15 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday, September 16, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Cliff Castle Casino Lodge, Camp Verde, Arizona and simulcast on ZOOM

This year’s conference theme is Central Arizona Archaeology with a focus on recent projects conducted in the Tonto Basin and Verde Valley. 

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