SAA's Committee / Taskforce Section

Media Relations Committee

Andrea Elyse Messer, [2017]
244 Ritenour Bldg
University Park PA 16802-5033
Fax: (814) 865-9421


John G. Douglass, RPA, Board Liaison


Dr. Kimball M. Banks, RPA [2019]
Gina M. Buckley, Gina M Buckley [2017]
Krystal M. Hammond [2018]
Jordan N. Jacobs [2017]
Ms. Kathryn Meyers Emery [2018]
Lauren Milideo [2019]
Zachary Nelson [2019]
Brendan Pelto [2018]
Anna E. Schneider [2019]
Meredith A. Wismer [2017]
Linnea Wren [2018]
Nezahualcoyotl Xiuhtecutli [2019]

Committee Charge:

The Media Relations Committee seeks to encourage improved and more widespread coverage of archaeology in the media and to foster broader understanding by archaeologists of how archaeology can be promoted in a positive framework. Among its projects is the oversight of the Press Office at the annual meeting.

Committee Composition:

Advisory Committee; composed of a chair and at least 10 members, including at least two students. The Manager of Communications and Fundraising serves as staff liaison.