About the Florida Archaeological Council

The Florida Archaeological Council is an organization of professional archaeologists involved in Florida archaeology.

Our objectives are:

The Florida Archaeological Council, founded in 1979, is a non-profit organization of professional archaeologists with an interest in Florida archaeology.  Nearly 100 members make up the Council, which is governed by a board consisting of elected officers and directors from the membership.  Membership is open to any professional archaeologist who adheres to the Code of Conduct of the Register of Professional Archaeologists and who meets the qualifications of education and experience in the Council's by-laws.

For over thirty years, FAC has promoted the responsible practice of archaeology and the conservation of archaeological resources.  FAC plays a vital role in representing the archaeological community and the resource base before government agencies, and is regularly consulted about proposed legislation, regulation, policy and procedures relating to Florida archaeology.  Our main objective is to promote activities for the benefit and advancement of archaeology, especially in Florida.

FAC members have expertise in a broad range of topics related to archaeology and cultural resource management.  Several of our most important programs include: