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Kevin Conti

I am a recent graduate of New Mexico State University, where I completed my graduate work in Anthropology. My sub discipline is Archaeology with an emphasis in Native American Religion and History. My involvement with ARARA began a few years ago…        read more…

ARARA 2017 Ballot

Election for Board Members of the Association

Voting Deadline is May 1, 2017

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Voting deadline is May 1, 2017

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This election is for four (4) Board Members of ARARA. The following candidates have agreed to run for these positions. To vote, enter your Voter Code above and vote for no more than four (4) candidates. Ballots with more than four votes will be discarded. Space for write-in candidates is provided below.

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Carol Garner

A member since the 2006 conference in Bluff, I did outreach for auction donations, ultimately serving as auction chair in Bakersfield in 2009, then edited ARARAonLine until last year. For Del Rio's auction, I created a quilt with drawings by 25 rock art scholars…        read more…

Belinda Mollard

While an undergrad student, I joined ARARA in 2000.  I’ve presented my research at several Annual Meetings and have been an active member throughout the years.  For the past several years, I have been serving on the Conservation Committee,…        read more…

Linda Olson

I am interested in serving as an ARARA board member to explore the role I might have in forwarding the organization’s mission of rock art management, conservation and preservation. I would be privileged to take an active role in an organization…        read more…

Troy Scotter (Incumbent)

By profession I am a management consultant. Archaeology and rock art are my avocations… I have served as the ARARA Award Chair and for two years on the ARARA Board. I feel like I am just starting to get my head wrapped around all of the issues in which ARARA is involved…        read more…

Karen Steelman (Incumbent)

In January, I became the Assistant Research Director for Shumla Archaeological Research & Education Center, which documents and studies rock art in the Lower Pecos Canyonlands of southwest Texas. Before that, I was Professor of Chemistry at the University for Central Arkansas…        read more…

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