The Western Massachusetts Society is one of 101 AIA Local Societies in the United States, Canada and Greece. Local Societies provide a vehicle for people interested in archaeology to meet one another, to learn about new discoveries, and to hear from scholars about their current research. Lectures sponsored by the Western Massachusetts Society are held in Amherst, Northampton, and South Hadley, rotating among the campuses of Amherst CollegeMount Holyoke CollegeSmith College, and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Officers 2015-16

President:           Rebecca Sinos        
Vice President:    Eric Poehler        
Secretary:         Keffie Feldman       
Treasurer:          Scott Bradbury

Council Members: Barbara Kellum, Pamela Russell, Tony Tuck, Ginna Closs, Brian Shelburne, Paula Debnar, and Chris van den Berg.