A Brief Historical Background of the SGA

The Society for Georgia Archaeology (SGA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization composed of interested members of the general public along with avocational and professional archaeologists. SGA has its roots in the late 1930s when a group of prominent individuals who shared a common interest in Georgia archaeology united.

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Bylaws

SGA Bylaws ARTICLE 1: REGISTERED OFFICE AND REGISTERED AGENT Amended and restated BYLAWS, effective as of October 13, 2001 1.1 Registered Office and Registered Agent. The Corporation shall at all times maintain a registered office in the State of Georgia and shall have not more than one (1) registered agent whose business office is identical with such registered office.

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Donate to the SGA

Endowment Fund In 2001, the Board of Directors of The Society for Georgia Archaeology (SGA) created a permanent Endowment Fund. The primary purpose of this fund is to create and build a sustainable source of funding for projects that will continue SGA’s mission as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization promoting archaeological preservation, research, and public education.

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Join the SGA

If you don’t know already, membership in the Society for Georgia Archaeology is an outstanding value! For a basic individual membership fee of $25 (other categories are available, see below or membership form), you can be engaged in archaeology in Georgia on multiple levels—local, regional, and statewide.

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Officers and Board of Directors

Officers President: KC Jones KC Jones Bio Vice-President: Mary Porter Freeman Porter Bio Secretary: Lori Thompson, Stone Mountain Ms. Lori Thompson has over 15 years of archaeological experience in CRM. She participated in field excavations across the southeastern United States as a field technician and project supervisor.

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SGA Store shipping and cancellation policy

SGA Store shipping and cancellation policy Return/Cancellation policy The Society for Georgia Archaeology appreciates your purchase of the product. While we offer products of the highest quality, we hope that you will be satisfied with your purchase; however, due to the limited staff and the uniqueness of our products, we are unable to accept returns or cancellations.

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Vision and Mission

The SGA’s vision is to reach out to all Georgians and help them understand the significance of archaeological sites so that they support archaeological preservation, education and research. The SGA’s mission is to unite all persons interested in the archaeology of Georgia and to work actively to preserve, study and interpret Georgia’s historic and prehistoric remains.

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What does the SGA do?

What does the SGA do? The Society for Georgia Archaeology promotes the identification, investigation, preservation and protection of archaeological sites and resources throughout the state of Georgia. SGA members work with private landowners, school groups, a historic house museum, and individuals to raise the public’s awareness of archeological sites and resources in planning, development and management.

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