Anthropology and Sociology Committee Member

Position Description

The Anthropology Advisory Committee is the main resource of the Executive board for anthropological and sociological information, interpretation, and opinion needed to define party policy. The Anthropology Advisory Committee is a resource of Party membership, providing reports current anthropological knowledge, ensuring worldviews are respected.

Position Duties

Provides the Executive Board with anthropological information, interpretation, and opinion needed to define Party policy. Reviews language of policies to insure accuracy of terms and respect of collective groups of individuals. Provides information to the membership pertinent to anthropology or sociology fields.

Committee Member Duties:
1. Each committee member will develop and maintain a list of resources to use for research and stay informed of current anthropological knowledge and advancements in their area of concentration.
2. Each committee member will develop a file on major issues within the scope of their area, paying specific attention to those issues with political or religious implications. Each file should contain any pertinent data, research, information, and opinion necessary to develop party policy.
3. Each committee member will be responsible for staying up to date on current anthropological information within their area. A short weekly report of all major issues will be developed by each member and shared with the other members and the Anthropology Advisor for review.
4. Each committee member will be responsible for researching “topics of interest” on a periodic basis in order to develop a report for presentation to the membership to keep them informed of anthropology related issues especially within politics and religion.

Position Requirements

The Anthropology Advisory Committee will be composed of the Anthropology Advisor and five committee members. The members will represent five different areas of anthropological information, research, and theory.
• Sociocultural (Cultural)
• Archaeology
• Biological (Physical)
• Linguistic
• Miscellaneous

  • Ability to navigate and use Facebook effectively
  • A resident of the state he/she represents
  • A member of his/her NAP state chapter
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Willing to complete a non-disclosure agreement*

Position Proficiencies

No required proficiencies.

*Completion of a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is required in order to protect the confidential information of our membership, as all in leadership positions might receive access to the membership roster. The NAP takes its members’ privacy very seriously.

If you have the qualifications and the desire to serve in these positions, please express your interest, and we will contact you with more specific details about the responsibilities of the position. You may contact for further information.


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