Executive Committee 2019
Chair: Jenna Walsh
Jenna is keenly interested in burials, bioarchaeology, human evolution, and Indigenous rock art. She is currently completing her Honours thesis in archaeology at Flinders University, examining the relevance of burial archaeology to social heirarchy and generational family connections within a colonial South Australian community. Jenna is a mature-age student advocating for disability inclusion within an often physical field, and brings over 12 years of hospitality and human resources management with her into her new academic life. Jenna has collaborated on projects with HDR students and staff at Flinders University, The University of Adelaide (Medical Sciences: Anatomy and Pathology), SAHMRI and several heritage consulting firms, and her third collaborative publication is currently being submitted for acceptance to Australian Archaeology.
Vice Chair: Tyler Whitmarsh
Secretary (initiating): Clara Santilli
Secretary (continuing): Maeghan Stace
Treasurer: Andrew Wilkinson
Andrew Wilkinson (DipMgt, AdvDipEng (Electrical), BArch, Associate Member of AACAI) is a consulting archaeologist for Jacobs Group (Australia) and is currently studying his Masters in Archaeology and Heritage Management investigating the socio-economic influences in innovation in Roman technology. He has over 30 years’ experience in technical fields in Defence, aviation, construction, IT, emergency services and finance and specialises in the use of technology in heritage recording and management - in particular digital heritage asset management and VR/AR development. Andrew is a co-director of the Melite Civitas Romana Project (Malta) and the Scavi di Sinuessa Project (Italy) and has extensive experience in archaeological and conservation work in Carsulae, Ostia, Pompeii, and has investigated military sites in Australia, Singapore and Italy. He contributes to the San Gemini Preservation Studies organisation and provides supervision and technical advice on archaeological projects. Andrew is an industry advocate for Inclusion and Diversity and has presented on inclusion at International conferences. He is a member of the Enabled Archaeology Foundation (UK) and co-founder of Enabled Archaeology Australia. Andrew has organised and helped run numerous national and international conferences including WAC and NASC. He has a number of published articles and has written over 50 archaeological and heritage reports and has contributed to many more.
Social and Media Coordinator: Hayley Bishop
Volunteer and National Committee Coordinator: Lauren Gribble
Lauren is a Flinders University undergraduate student, studying the Bachelor of Archaeology/Bachelor of Science (Forensic and Analytical Science Pathway). She is currently the Fieldwork Coordinator for the Flinders Archaeological Society, and is invested in helping to provide valuable opportunities to students, as well as to archaeology itself. Lauren recently completed archaeological survey at an historical site at Mount Compass, South Australia, and looks forward to future excavations at this exciting location.