ALI and The Archaeology Channel could not operate without the generosity and hard work of our volunteers, to whom we express our heartfelt gratitude. Through their excitement and their contributions, these unselfish and skilled individuals make it possible for us to share with all the benefits of archaeology and the diverse perspectives of cultures around the world.
Presented below are our current Volunteer Position Openings and our List of Volunteers.
Position: Underwriting Specialist
Duties: Contact and communicate with prospective and existing underwriters. These are companies and organizations that may want to receive credit on our Web pages for their financial contributions.
Qualifications: Marketing experience. Communication skills.
Position: Web Site Developer
Duties: Create new elements and update existing elements on TAC website.
Qualifications: Basic knowledge of HTML. Any CSS, PHP, mySQL and Joomla 1.6 experience is very helpful.
Position: Avocational Group Liaison
Duties: Compile contact information on organizations of avocational archaeologists; make contact with avocational groups; be an information conduit between ALI and avocational groups; explore ways to partner with avocational groups.
Qualifications: Have prior experience with avocational archaeologists, such as membership with a group or experience working with a group on a project.
Position: Research Assistant
Duties: Conduct background research on archaeological and anthropological topics to support content development. Make contact with active researchers, carry out Web research and library research.
Qualifications: Advanced degree in archaeology or anthropology or demonstrated competence in research activities. Familiarity with computers and the Internet.
Position: Teacher Liaison
Duties: Establish communication links with teachers and teacher organizations; send and receive teacher communications; explore ways to work with teachers to meet their goals as well as ours.
Qualifications: Experience working with teachers. Communication skills. Writing skills.
Position: Technical Assistant
Duties: Miscellaneous tasks as needed. These may include clerical tasks, Web research, editing, or other tasks.
Qualifications: Experience with office tasks, word processing, proofing, editing, and Web surfing.
Volunteer Web Site Development Team:
Joshua Smith, Team Leader
Laura LaTona, PB Cert, M.A. (Web Site Developer)
Laura resides in Buffalo, NY. She may be contacted through her Web Site.
Guy Prouty, Ph.D. (Team Leader and Underwriting Coordinator)
Guy lives in Eugene, Oregon.
Lindsay Flood (Web Researcher)
Lindsay lives in Austin, Texas.
Stacey J. Hood (Web Researcher)
Stacey lives in Virginia.
Chuck Ingerson (Underwriting Advisor)
Chuck lives in Georgia.
Glenela Rajpaul (Web Researcher)
Glenela lives in Altus, Oklahoma.
Edip Akpinar, M.D. (Membership Coordinator)
Edip lives in Bethesda, Maryland
Judith Swift (Data Entry Specialist)
Judy lives in Monroe, Oregon.
Megan Tyson (Assistant Coordinator for Membership)
Megan lives in Fort Worth, Texas.
TAC Newsletter Team:
Woodeene Koenig-Bricker (Newsletter Editor)
Woodeene lives in Eugene, Oregon.
Amy Diaz (Newsletter Researcher/Writer)
Amy lives in Riverside, California.
Matthew Piscatelli (Newsletter Researcher/Writer)
Matt lives in Northford, Connecticut.
Audio News from Archaeologica Team:
Claudia Hemphill (Audio News Script Editor)
Claudia lives in Moscow, Idaho.
Michelle Hilling (Audio News script writer, Archaeologica.org)
Michelle lives in Huntington Beach, California.
Laura Kelley (Audio News reader)
Laura lives in Eugene, Oregon.
Matthew Piscitelli (Audio News Script Editor)
Matt lives in Northford, Connecticut.
Other Volunteers for The Archaeology Channel:
Dayo Aderoju (Film Festivals Monitor)
Dayo lives in Lagos. Nigeria.
Adam Fish (Audio Interviewer)
Adam lives in Coulee Dam, Washington.
David Russell (Listserve Coordinator)
David lives in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada.
Volunteer Committee for The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival:
Susan de Freitas
The following individuals also have performed volunteer work for ALI:
Laurie A. Beranek
Melissa Darby, M.A.
Kevin Donald, M.A.
Caren Gussoff, MFA