2020 Call for GBAA Board Nominations

Consider serving on the Great Basin Anthropological Association Board of Directors (GBAA). In 2020, GBAA will be seating four new Board members, including the President, Vice-President, Secretary and Member at Large positions. Please serve the GBAA by submitting a brief letter of interest indicating what position(s) you are interested in and why you want to serve.  Elections will be held at the 2020 GBAC in Las Vegas, NV. Please submit your letter of interest to:F. Kirk Halford, GBAA President, at: fkhalfarchdude@gmail.com OR gbaa.gbac@gmail.comor mail to:F. Kirk HalfordDeputy Preservation Officer/State ArchaeologistBureau of Land Management, Idaho State Office1387 S Vinnell WayBoise, ID 83709 For details on the GBAA, please visit: https://greatbasinanthropologicalassociation.org/about-gbaa/

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2020 GBAC Nominations for the Founders Lifetime Achievement Awards Announcement

The Great Basin Anthropological Conference was organized by Jesse D. Jennings, James Bennyhoff, Robert Heizer and Alex Krieger in 1953 and the first meeting held at Gila Pueblo in Globe, Arizona in 1954.  From its founding, the Conference has grown to the respectable 500-600 member Great Basin Anthropology Association that you see today, an organization filled with many exceptional individuals of local, national, and international renown.  We are now accepting nominations for the 2020 Founders Lifetime Achievement Awards, which recognize the exceptional contributions of members that have participated for more than 20 years in the development of Great Basin Anthropology. Contributions can be through research and publications and through distinguished service that improves education, communication, and interaction between individuals, groups, and various state, federal, and local agencies.  Nominees must have a publication record of major contributions and/or a record of distinguished service. The service and research contributions of a nominee may be in the fields of archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and/or linguistics: or in ancillary disciplines of the earth, biological, or social sciences, so long as these have contributed the anthropological study of the peoples and cultures of the Great Basin. A Founders Awards Committee will review nominations for…

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