Arizona Archaeological Council

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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.

    • 2020 AAC Elections

       

      The Arizona Archaeological Council is soliciting nominations for four Board positions for the 2020 calendar year. The following positions are open:

       

      President - Elect

       

      The following are the responsibilities of the President-Elect:

       

      • The President-Elect serves as a member of the Board and has the same duties and responsibilities of the other members
      • Understand the AAC by-laws
      • Follow Robert Rules of Order during each meeting
      • At the outset of their term the President Elect should review all duties of the President and be prepared to complete them.
      • Vote on resolutions of the AAC
      • Introduce or second motions of the board
      • Responsible with other Board members for approving all expenditures of the AAC. The President can authorize expenditures of up to $1,000 per year without Board approval if the expenditure(s) is (are) consistent with the mission and Bylaws of the AAC.
      • Can be asked to assist other board members on specific tasks or to serve on committees, as needed.
      • Attend and support AAC annual conference
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      Treasurer

       

      The following are the responsibilities of the Treasurer:

       

      • Follow Robert’s Rules of Order during each meeting.
      • Understand the AAC bylaws
      • Keep accurate records of the AAC finances
      • Maintain membership rolls.
      • Coordinate adding President to credit union account. Be sure to bring the minutes that show the vote of the board.
      • Maintain and file the tax records for the AAC.
      • Provide full financial reports at each Board meeting and whenever requested.
      • In coordination with the President and Secretary insure that the AAC mailbox at the US Post Office is checked once a week.
      • Attend Board meetings and introduce and vote on motions.
      • Can be asked to assist other board members on specific tasks or to serve on committees, as needed.
      • Attend and support AAC annual conference.

       

      At-Large Board Members (2 positions):

       

      The following are the responsibilities of the At-Large Board Members:

       

      • Understand the AAC bylaws
      • Follow Robert’s Rules of Order during each meeting
      • The primary responsibility is voting on resolutions of the AAC
      • Introduce or second motions of the Board
      • Responsible for approving expenditures of the AAC. The President can authorize expenditures of up to $1,000 per year without Board approval if the expenditure(s) is (are) consistent with the mission and Bylaws of the AAC.
      • The Member-at-Large shall hold office for two years, maintain good standing and must attend AAC meetings to ensure a quorum.
      • Can be asked to assist other board members on specific tasks or to serve on committees, as needed.
      • Attend and support the AAC annual conference.

     

    The Treasurer and At-Large Board Members each serve for a two-year period. The President-Elect  will serve for one year in that position, one year as President, and one year as immediate Past President.

     

    Members in good standing interested in running for any of these positions can apply via email to aacboard@gmail.com. We will solicit requests to run until December 13th – and voting will take place in mid to late December.

     

    If you are interested, please provide a short bio blurb indicating why you are a good candidate for the AAC Board. Please send information to aacboard@gmail.com.

     



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