CCAC Applications Sought to Represent Interests of Public

by CoinNews.net on May 18, 2015 · 1 comment

Candidate Designs for 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin

The CCAC reviews designs for U.S. coins and medals, like these candidate designs for 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin

The United States Mint is accepting applications for an appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), according to a Federal Register notice published Friday, May 15.

Authorized by the enactment of Public Law 108-15 in 2003, the CCAC advises the Secretary of the Treasury on design and theme proposals for United States coins and medals. There are 11 CCAC members. Appointed by the Secretary, each serves a four-year term with:

  • One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience as nationally or internationally recognized curator in the United States of a numismatic collection;
  • One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her experience in the medallic arts or sculpture;
  • One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in American history;
  • One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in numismatics;
  • Three persons who can represent the interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States; and
  • Four persons appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury on the basis of the recommendations by the House and Senate leadership.

The U.S. Mint is seeking a new member to represent the interests of the general public. The application deadline is June 19, 2015 and the Mint is interested in candidates:

  • who are recognized as having unique and valued talents or as an accomplished professional;
  • have demonstrated experience, knowledge, interest or background in a variety of fields, including numismatics, art, education, working with youth, or American heritage and culture;
  • have demonstrated interest and a commitment to actively participate in CCAC meetings and activities, and a demonstrated understanding of the role of the CCAC and the obligations of a Special Government Employee;
  • possess demonstrated leadership skills in their fields of expertise or discipline;
  • possess a demonstrated desire for public service; and have a history of honorable professional and personal conduct, as well as successful standing in their communities; and
  • who are free of professional, political, or financial interests that could negatively affect their ability to provide impartial advice.

Send resumes with cover letters by email to info@ccac.gov, by fax to 202-756-6525, or by mail to:

Attn: Greg Weinman
United States Mint
801 9th Street NW.
Washington, DC 20220

Submissions must be postmarked no later than Friday, June 19, 2015.

The U.S. Mint will review all applications and forward them to the Secretary of the Treasury for consideration.

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jim May 19, 2015 at 11:24 am

Interesting – these specifications don’t match the general public at all. Looks like the general public is pretty much not represented.

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