The New York Archaeological Council (NYAC) held its Fall 2016 meeting at the Binghamton University campus on Saturday October 22, 2016. The NYAC Board and General meetings resulted in constructive discussions of many topics important to the NYAC Board and membership. Highlights include revisions to NYAC by –
laws and elections procedures, the development of officer’s duties and committee guidelines, re-creation and updating of the membership mailing list, future programming, and the adoption of a NYAC Conflict of Interest Policy.
Fall 2016 NYAC Newsletter (1.2 MiB)
The New York Archaeological Council (NYAC) held its Spring 2016 meeting jointly with and as a prelude to the Centennial Meeting of the New York State Archaeological Association (NYSAA) at the Woodcliff Hotel and Spa in Fairport, New York on Friday April 15, 2016. The lively NYAC Board, Business, and General meetings resulted in several changes to the board andmembership. New Officers include President (Doug Perrelli), Vice President (Sissie Pipes), Secretary (Daria Merwin)with two new Board members (Beth Selig and Ted Roberts). Mike Cinquino was also re-elected to the board.
NYAC Newsletter Spring 2016 (848.1 KiB)
The New York Archaeological Council held its fall meeting in Rome, New York on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the Rome Historical Society, 200 Church Street, across from Fort Stanwix. The topic was museum collections, culling procedures, and the curation crisis in archaeology. The afternoon program consisted of a panel discussion involving these important topics and the meeting was lively and well attended.
Fall 2015 NYAC Newsletter (3.5 MiB)
On May 1st NYAC held its spring meeting in Watertown in conjunction with NYSAA’s annual conference. Our speaker was Kristen McMasters of the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP). She spoke about the importance of community stewardship and the availability of grants for documenting and interpreting battlefields. We were very happy she accepted our invitation to speak. For more information on the ABPP you may contact Kristen (Kristen_mcmasters@nps.gov). Every year NYAC would like to give the Founder’s Award to an individual who has made great contributions to New York Archaeology. This year the award went to Karen Hartgen.
Spring 2015 NYAC Newsletter (888.8 KiB)
NYAC Newsletters Available for Downlaod
Spring 2013 NYAC Newsletter (1.7 MiB)
Fall 2012 NYAC Newsletter (4.2 MiB)
Fall 2011 NYAC Newsletter (1.1 MiB)
Fall 2010 NYAC Newsletter (1.7 MiB)