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2022 Board Nominations 

Southwestern Archaeology Inc. 

Call for Nominations – Board of Directors Positions

Southwestern Archaeology, Inc. (SWA), the sponsoring organization for Pecos Conference and the Cordell/Powers Prize, is calling for nominations for elections of three officers to be held at the 2022 Pecos Conference, August 11-14, at Rowe Mesa, New Mexico. The standing President (David Purcell),  Secretary (Kimberly Spurr), and Information Specialist (Ethan Ortega) are completing their terms, which were extended one year by an emergency decree of the Board of Directors due to cancellation of the 2020 Pecos Conference. The following two-year positions are on this year’s ballot:


  • President (2022-2024)

  • Secretary (2022-2024)

  • Information Specialist (2022-2024)


Click here to view detailed descriptions of the positions as specified in the Bylaws of the organization. Please nominate candidates for a position before August 5 by contacting David Purcell at with a candidate statement. Candidates will be announced, and candidate statements posted at the 2022 Pecos Conference. The vote will be held at the Business Meeting, Saturday, August 13, with newly elected Board members seated at the conclusion of the meeting.


David Purcell


Southwestern Archaeology, Inc.

Flagstaff, Arizona

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