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Calendar of AAA Processes for Section Leadership

January

  • Call for Papers printed in the January Anthropology News
  • 15 - Deadline for submissions to March AN
  • 31 - Candidate Materials for AAA and Section elections due at AAA offices
  • 31 - Annual Reports are due from Sections, Committees, Commissions & Journal Editors to AAA offices

February

  • Call for papers posted on the AAA website
  • 15 - Deadline for submissions to April AN
  • 15 - Minority Dissertation applications due to AAA offices

March

  • 1 - Nominations for AAA Awards due to AAA offices
  • 15 - Deadline for submissions to May AN

April

  • 1 - Proposals for paper or poster presentations, organized sessions, film screening or special events due to AAA offices
  • 15 - Online Spring Ballots opens to membership for voting
  • AAA Awards Committee meets to make recommendations for AAA Award winners

May

  • Instructions for preparation of budgets are forwarded to Section treasurers, with a copy provided to Section presidents
  • 31 - AAA Spring ballots are due to AAA offices from membership
  • AAA Executive Board meets to select AAA Award recipients, reviews Annual Reports and AAA Audit Report and sets budget priorities for next fiscal year

June

  • AAA Secretary certifies association election results
  • AAA Candidates and Section Presidents are notified of ballot results
  • 15 - Applicants for Minority fellowship are notified.
  • Section leadership should notify Section candidates of ballot results
  • 29 - Section treasurer or president submits the next fiscal years budget to AAA

July

  • Budgets are thoroughly reviewed and adjusted, as necessary to reflect the latest financial data available
  • 15 - Deadline for submissions to September AN
  • AAA Executive Program Committee meets to determine program for next year’s Annual Meeting
  • 31 - adjusted budgets are forwarded to Section treasurer for review

August

  • 15 - Deadline for submissions to October AN
  • 31 - After approval by the Section officers, Sections resubmit budgets where necessary to AAA offices.
  • Pre-registration for Annual Meeting begins
  • Applications for Minority Fellowship distributed to Departments

September

  • Spring ballot results are printed in Anthropology News
  • Staff reviews all budgets and makes recommendations to the Finance Committee
  • 15 - Deadline for submission to November AN

October

  • 1 - Deadline for nominations for AAA open positions for Spring Ballot
  • Section leadership discusses nominations for Section open positions for spring ballot
  • 15 - Deadline for submission to December AN
  • 15 - Annual Meeting pre registration ends
  • Finance Committee reviews Annual Budget and makes recommendations to the Executive Board

November

  • Nominations Committee meets to recommend candidates for AAA open positions for spring ballot
  • 15 - Deadline for submission to January AN
  • AAA Executive Board meets to adopt AAA budget, and select candidates for AAA open positions for the spring ballot.
  • AAA Annual Meeting is held
  • Section leadership should make their decisions regarding candidates for Section open positions for the spring ballot
  • AAA Awards presented at award ceremony during the AAA Annual Meeting

December

  • Staff provides Sections with a copy of their approved budgets
  • Candidates and nominees are notified of Executive Board’s decisions regarding candidates for AAA open positions
  • 15 - Deadline for submission to February AN
  • Section candidates and nominees should be notified of the Section’s decisions regarding Section open positions.
  • 31 - AAA fiscal year ends