Established 1935
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Trustees

Per the Society Bylaws, Article X:

  1. A Board of Trustees consisting of not more than 75 members of the corporation shall be elected by the membership of the corporation. Not more than 25 shall thereafter be elected at each annual meeting of the membership, for a three-year term.
  2. The Board of Trustees shall uphold and further the aims and purposes of the corporation and shall keep the corporation informed of local discoveries and threats to archaeological sites and remains, serve as field ambassadors of the corporation, encourage participation in its activities, and promote financial support of its programs.
  3. Vacancies in the membership of said Board of Trustees may be filled by the Board of Directors for the unexpired term.
  4. A trustee may apply to the Board of Directors for emeritus status after serving a minimum of three (3) terms of three years each. Trustee emeritus status shall not carry voting privileges at Board of Trustee meetings. Trustees emeriti shall be recognized on published rosters of the Board of Trustees.

Trustee duties include:

  1. Further the purposes of the MAS.
  2. Try to further improve the effectiveness and image of the MAS and encourage participation in its activities.
  3. Promote MAS membership.
  4. Keep the MAS apprised of significant archaeological activities in the state, including local discoveries and threats to archaeological sites and remains.
  5. Identify sites for registration with the State Historic Preservation Office, and actively encourage others to do so.
  6. Act as the liaison contact between MAS/SHPO and landowners of sites.
  7. Take an active interest in the nearest MAS chapter.
  8. Support Missouri Archaeology Month.
  9. Support Trustee projects, including requested feedback to the chairman of the Board of Trustees.
  10. Develop and maintain contact with professional and avocational archaeologists and archaeological collectors in the area, learn about and follow their activities, and promote publication of the results of their projects and collections.
  11. Complete the MAS year by attending annual Board of Trustee meetings.
  12. Give talks on archaeology before public groups, such as school children, libraries, and civic groups.
  13. Promote financial support of MAS activities.
  14. Develop a PR rapport with the local media and offer suggested articles.
  15. Submit articles to the MAS Quarterly and other publications.

If you are interested in being a Trustee, or would like to nominate somebody as a Trustee, see Get Involved.

Board of Trustees

Term Expires 2017

Don AuBuchon, Dexter
Tim Baumann, Bloomington, Indiana
Dean Belshe, Licking
David Browman, St. Louis
Carol Diaz-Granados, St. Louis
Alice Fugate, Chesterfield
Judy Freeman, Hartvilee
Robert Grant, Jr., Hamilton
Suzanne Harris, Cedar Hill
Tom Hartline, Marshall
Virgil Hayes, Chilicothe
Thomas Hoyne, Stover
Mark Leach, Chesterfield
Doyle Leppin, Meadville
Faye Leppin, Meadville
Gail Lundeen, Lee's Summit
Terrell Martin, Jefferson City
Doug Porter, Fordland
Jack Ray, Springfield
John Sheets, Warrensburg
Joy Stevenson, Warrensburg
Gary Rex Walters, Gravois Mills
David Dean White, Kirbyville

Term Expires 2018

Judy Caito, Ballwin
Samuel Claussen, Joplin
Doug Domer, Bella Vista, Arkansas
Melissa Eaton, Greenwood
Richard Edging, Columbia
Dan Elliott, Fayette
Jim Feagins, Belton
Larry Grantham, Columbia
Ronnie Harrison, Revere
Thomas Holloway, Jefferson City
Judy Horton, Florissant
Gregory Paulus, St. Louis
Florice Pearce, Cabool
Scott des Planques, St. Joseph
Gina Powell, Kansas City
Jennifer Rideout, Springfield
Eric Smith, Barnhart
Laura Smith, Barnhart
Lyle Sparkman, Springdale, Arkansas
Earl Walrath, Keokuk, Iowa
Scott Worman, Springfield

Term Expires 2019

Carol Baluka, Florissant
Alan Banks, Bridgeton
Charles Block, Fort Madison, Iowa
Amy Clark, Belleville, Illinois
Mary Conrad, Kansas City
Fred Crouse, Columbia
James Duncan, St. Louis
Tim Dunham, Otterville
John Eastman, Columbia
Michael Fuller, St. Louis
Chris Hord, Lee’s Summit
Karen Hunt, Stoutsville
Joe Jensen, Rogersville
Gail Lundeen, Lee's Summit
Lori McKim, Windsor
Rick Mosley, House Springs
John Peterson, Independence
Ann Raab, Weston
Lon Rehkop, Fredericktown
James Roberts, Independence
Douglas Shaver, Kansas City
Brad Simmerman, Clinton
Elizabeth Sobel, Springfield
Rusty Weisman, Portland
Howard Wimmer, Springfield

Trustee Emeritus: Paul Corbin, Advanc; Eldon Leiter, Sedalia; Ed Trainor, Kansas City.Trustee Emerita: Ettus Hiatt, Manchester

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