Time: Friday April 21st, 2017 at 6:15 pm in New Orleans (Bissonet).
All members are invited to join us for the presentation of lifetime achievement and student awards and for the discussion of association business. In an effort to be more eco-friendly, we will be posting information about the business meeting here as it becomes available. This year we will be discussing and taking a final vote on bylaws changes related to splitting the position of Secretary-Treasurer into two positions and changing the name of the Student Affairs committee. See the links below for a PDF of the proposed changes.
Minutes of the Atlanta Meeting can be read in the AJPA journal issue noted below.
American Association of Physical Anthropologists
Eighty-Sixth Annual Meeting
New Orleans, Louisiana April 21, 2017
Call to Order Susan Antón
Approval of 2016 Meeting Minutes: AJPA 2016: 161: 534-564.
President’s Report* Susan Antón
Vice-President’s Report* J. Josh Snodgrass
Secretary-Treasurer’s Report*^ Anne Grauer
AJPA Editor’s Report* Trudy Turner for Peter Ellison
Yearbook Editor’s Report* Trudy Turner
Membership*^ Lisa Sattenspiel
Student Committee* Kathryn Allen Grow
Local Arrangements* Trenton Holliday
Nominations & Elections (Anne Stone), Career Development (Joan Richtsmeier), Diversity (Agustín Fuentes, Ripan Malhi and Susan Antón), Student Affairs (Leslea Hlusko), Ethics (Graciela Cabana & Jen Wagner), Repatriation (Steve Ousley), Website (Ed Hagen); Auction (Josh Snodgrass and Myra Laird), Education (Briana Pobiner)
Professional Development Grants Joan Richtsmeier
Pollitzer Student Travel Awards Leslea Hlusko
Committee on Diversity IDEAS Scholars Agustín Fuentes, Cara Wall-Scheffler & Undergrad Symposium Travel Awards
Charles R. Darwin Lifetime Achievement
Alan Walker, Presented by Carol Ward
Gabriel W. Lasker Distinguished Service
John Relethford, Presented by Tracy Betsinger
National Science Foundation: Rebecca Ferrell
Wenner-Gren Foundation: Leslie Aiello
AAAS: Karen Strier
BAS-AAA: Katie MacKinnon
Final Bylaws Vote-rename Sec-Treas Split Anne Grauer
Final Bylaws Vote-Article VIII Publications Trudy Turner
Name Change Report: Susan Antón
2018 Local Arrangements: Liza Shapiro and Tony Di Fiore
Other New Business: Susan Antón
Resolutions: Leslie Aiello
Adjournment: Leslie Aiello
written reports: ^provided at meeting; *posted online and link emailed to 2017 membership in advance of meeting
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