The 2021 Board of Directors Election is now CLOSED! Thanks to all members who participated!

This is your opportunity to select members of the Plains Anthropological Society Board of Directors which will help guide the future of the organization. Pursuant to Article 4, Section 2 of the Bylaws (as amended), the Board of Directors shall consist of nine persons elected by the membership. Three seats are being vacated this year so you may select up to three of the six candidates below.

Polling opens August 20 and close October 1 at 11:59 p.m. CT. Only members in good and current standing may vote in the Board of Directors Election. Current members include lifetime members and anyone who has paid 2021 dues up to and including the day of the election deadline for a regular, student, or joint (in conjunction with a regular member) membership. Voting is not allowed by Institutional subscribers. Each member is allowed to vote only once, but may select up to three candidates from the list below. You will not be able to make changes to your ballot once it has been submitted. 

If you have not yet renewed your PAS membership for 2021, or would like to become a member, visit our membership page.

You must be logged into your PAS member account in order to cast a ballot. If you are having trouble logging in please contact Alison Hadley, the PAS membership chair by clicking here

Electronic voting is the preferred method. However, if you wish to receive a paper ballot please contact the Nominations Committee chair Brendon Asher. All paper ballots must be postmarked by the deadline. Any paper ballots postmarked after this deadline will not be counted. Paper ballots from non-current members will not be counted.

2021 Candidates:

  • Adam Wiewel (Archeologist, National Park Service)
  • Amanda Burtt (Associate Instructor, Anthropology Department, Indiana University - Bloomington)
  • Cody Newton (Principal Investigator, Quality Services Incorporated)
  • Evelyn Pickering (Independent Contractor-Cultural Anthropologist, Designated Campus Colleague at the University of Arizona)
  • Shawn Bubel (Professor of Archaeology, University of Lethbridge)
  • Spencer Pelton (Wyoming State Archaeologist, Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources)

Candidate biographical sketches and statements are available here.