Obsidian pebbles from the Wiki Peak source in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. NPS photo by Jeff Rasic.

Officer Nominations & Elections

All members of the Alaska Anthropological Association are eligible to serve as an Association officer. There will be four (4) vacancies on the Alaska Anthropological Association Board of Directors in 2017.

Current Association officers are:

President
William Hedman – First term ends March 2017

Board Members
Shelby Anderson – First term ends March 2017
Kelly Eldridge – First term ends March 2017
Julie Esdale – First term ends March 2017
Phoebe Gilbert – First term ends March 2018
Amy Phillips-Chan – First term ends March 2018

The Board serves as the Association’s main governing body.  Board members represent the general membership by making decisions and taking actions on behalf of the Association. The duties of the Board members include: attending Board meetings, bringing to the Board’s attention issues of relevance to the Association and the anthropological community in Alaska, voting on issues that come before the Board, serving on committees that work on Association business, gathering information required for Board actions, carrying out Board actions on behalf of the Association, authorizing the expenditure of Association funds, and taking such actions as further the purposes of the Association. Board members are elected for a two-year term and may serve no more than two consecutive elected terms.

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