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Alliance for Weedon Island Archaeological Research and Education
c/o Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center
1500 Weedon Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33702

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The Alliance for Weedon Island Archaeological Research and Education  (AWIARE) is a non-profit organization (501C3) that has as its goal to promote and facilitate long-term archaeological research, scientific exploration and public education at the Weedon Island Preserve and the adjacent gulf coast region. Our Officers and Advisory Board include professional archaeologists and interested lay persons.

Officers and Board Members

PRESIDENT, John Arthur, Ph.D.
VICE PRESIDENT, Elizabeth Southard
TREASURER, Robert J. Austin, Ph.D.
SECRETARY, Phyllis E. Kolianos, M.A.


David Burns, M.S.
Kim Dudley 
J. Michael Francis, Ph.D
Cindy Martin
Jeff Moates, M.A.
Thomas J. Pluckhahn, Ph.D.
Sheila Stewart
George Stovall

Advisory Board Members

Raymond Arsenault, Ph.D.
Uzi Baram, Ph.D.
Albert C. Goodyear, Ph.D.
Helen Levine
Jerald T. Milanich, Ph.D.
Jeffrey M. Mitchem, Ph.D.
Harry M. Piper, M.A.
Brent Weisman, Ph.D.