Posts in Staff
Mat Saunders
Founder and Executive Director / Program Director

Mat’s work at Davidson Day expands beyond the classroom and into Anthropology and Archaeology with AFAR. Not only does AFAR operate field schools every summer, but is host to two major conferences, provides a summer program for elementary students, and is building new programs to provide pre-collegiate students an opportunity to discover and learn about archaeology.

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Deb Strachan
Operations Manager

Deb Strachan serves as the operations manager for AFAR. Her responsibilities include managing the financials of the organization, planning and organizing the Maya Conferences, overseeing the logistics of the summer programs, and serving as the initial responder for student and parent questions. AFAR simply would not operate smoothly without her involvement.

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StaffMatt Benson