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Welcome to SOAR. Here you will find resources to help you manage your section.
SOAR will help you:
Kim Baker, the AAA governance manager, provides counsel and logistical support to the AAA Executive Board and the Section Assembly. She is the person to go to with questions about the governing policies and bylaws of the Association and AAA/section elections. Kim works closely with the Nominations Committee and the Section Assembly Executive Committee.
The AAA Finance/Accounting team prepares and monitors the annual budget, monitors the performance of Association investments, and processes all association financial transactions (including section transactions. They work closely with the Finance and Audit Committees.
Section Budget Process
Creating an Endowment (regular & quasi)
The AAA's Membership, Communications, Publications, and Research Departments are happy to help you find new strategies to engage with your members.
Communicating with Your Members
Publishing in Anthropology News
Scott Hall, the AAA's manager of database and web services handles the back end of our membership database and registration systems. Shawn Ifill, web and database services administrator, maintains the AAA's various websites and is the primary point of contact for sections with questions about their own websites.
For questions about your section's website, contact Shawn Ifill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anne Kelsey (email@example.com), our marketing & communications manager is happy to answer any questions about section social media accounts.
Web Accessibility Resources
For questions about web accessibility, contact Nell Koneczny (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To Plan Your Section's Meeting, the AAA Meetings Department will help you with:
General Meeting Resources