NameTerm EndsTitle
Jim Bruseth, Ph.D, RPA4/1/2022Board Liaison67579955
Elizabeth Pruitt, RPA Staff Liaison67606938


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Sara Patricia Chavarria, Ph.D, PhD4/1/2022Member67602011
Carol E. Colaninno, Ph.D, RPA3/31/2023Member67578965
Vanessa N. Hanvey, M.A.4/1/2022Member67603982
Nikki Klarmann, M.A.4/5/2024Member67598893
Timothy L. McAndrews, Ph.D4/1/2022Member65121400
Bernard K. Means4/5/2024Member44678700
Kevin O'Briant4/1/2022Member67601610
Amy Phillips4/5/2024Member67609503
Teresa P. Raczek, PhD3/31/2023Member67366600
Mandy Ranslow, MA, RPA4/1/2022Member67582936
Joshua Schnell4/5/2024Member67600068
Stephanie T. Sperling, M.A.A.4/5/2024Member67608908
Rebecca Wiewel, Ph.D.3/31/2023Member67573949
Melissa Zabecki, RPA4/5/2024Member67601127

Committee Charge & Composition



Part of the SAA's mission is to provide leadership in education about archaeology. The PEC is charged with providing expert advice to the Board on public education and outreach.

Committee Charge:

The PEC advises the Board on the interests and concerns of various audiences about archaeology and advises the Board about roles that SAA can play in their education. The PEC advises the Board on the needs of SAA members with regard to public education. The PEC carries out specific tasks as requested by the Board in conjunction with SAA staff. The PEC advises the Board about potential collaboration between SAA and other organizations that promote archaeological education. The PEC shall maintain and review the archaeological content of the Archaeology for the Public pages on the Society's website

Committee Composition:

Advisory Committee; composed of a chair and 15 members, including at least two students. The Manager of Education and Outreach serves as the staff liaison.

Developed out of the PEC, the Network of State/Provincial Archaeology Education Coordinators help provide regional archaeological information to the public.