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UPAC Annual Meeting

Posted by UPAC on January 19, 2016 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (16)

Save the date!

The Utah Professional Archaeological Council annual meeting will be held on March 4th & 5th at the Rio Grande in Salt Lake City.  We are currently accepting paper and poster abstracts until February 5th, please email Jody Patterson ([email protected]) with submissions.  The schedule and agenda are in the works so check back often for more information.  Look forward to seeing everyone there!


New issue of UPAC Newsletter - Dec 2014

Posted by UPAC on December 18, 2014 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

The latest issue of UPAC News has been published and is available for download

New Officers for UPAC

Posted by UPAC on April 13, 2012 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)

 Thanks to everyone who participated in this year's UPACElections- both the candidates and those who voted.  The election closed last Sunday and theresults are in:

  • UPAC President: Byron Loosle
  • VP for Membership and Ethics: Mark Karpsinski
  • Treasurer: Gena Huffman

 Please welcome them when you have a chance.  Our thanks for their willingness to serve.


 Arie Leeflang

UPAC [Outgoing] VP for Membership and Ethics


Results of UPAC Elections

Posted by UPAC on August 11, 2011 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Dear UPAC members:

Voting for the new members of the Executive Committeeclosed last Friday and the results are in:

-VP Government Affairs and Research: Ken Cannon (USUArchaeological Services)
-Secretary: Heather Weymouth (EPG)
-Newsletter Editor: Kenny Wintch (SITLA)

Please welcome them when you have a chance.  Our thanks for their willingness to serve. The contact information for the current officers has been updated. 

Final Schedule for Winter 2011 Meeting

Posted by UPAC on February 23, 2011 at 3:06 PM Comments comments (0)

The final schedule for this weekend's UPAC Winter Meeting is now posted and will include:

  • The BYU Wolf Village site excavation and the SITLA Jackson Flat projects are among the paper topics scheduled to be presented.  Other topics include discussion of a Visual Impacts Assessment Method, Digitizing Clear Creek, Promotory Caves, High Altitutde Fremont Sites, and many other papers.
  • The UPAC Business Meeting will include a variety of reports and discussions on current events, such as an update on the the Blanding ARPA case (including a BLM law enforcement individual to answer questions) and recent issues associated with Nine Mile Canyon.
  • Finally, the BYU Museum of Peoples and Cultures will be hosting an open house reception on Friday evening.

Images from the BYU Museum of Peoples and Cultures.