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This year we are electing representatives for the following AAA positions: Executive Board Minority Seat, Executive Board Practicing/Professional Seat, Executive Board/SAEC Middle Size Section Seat, Executive Board/ SAEC Small Size section Seat, Nominations Committee Archaeology Seat, Nominations Committee Cultural Seat, Nominations Committee Undesignated Seat #1. Along with the AAA ballot, we will be holding elections for 37 of our 40 Sections which can also be accessed as instructed below.
Within the AAA ballot we will also be voting on the resolution to boycott Israeli Academic Institutions sent forward from November's business meeting in Denver. For more information on the resolution click here.
Voting is easy. To vote simply:
Your participation in the elections will help shape the future of AAA! Vote for the representatives you want.
If you have questions about the voting mechanics, please contact Kim Baker firstname.lastname@example.org.
General Nominations Process (nominations are currently closed)
AAA members nominate themselves via an electronic form; you must also submit a CV (5 pages maximum) tailored to the position you're considering, and names and email addresses for two people who will support your nomination. You are welcome to run for several positions, but must rank your preference for each. Following these hints will increase your chances of being selected.
If you would like to nominate someone who is reluctant to nominate him- or herself, you can submit a letter of support for them. They will receive an email saying they have received a letter of support (i.e., been nominated) and asking them to go online to complete the nomination process.
The Nominations Committee will meet during the annual fall AAA meeting and, from the pool of nominees, recommend a slate of candidates, two candidates for each position. The Executive Board will then meet to make the final decision on the slate. Nominees selected as candidates will be asked to provide a short biography, a platform statement, and a photo for the ballot.
If you have questions or need assistance with the nominations process, please contact Kim Baker (email@example.com), the AAA staff member who supports the Nominations Committee.