Austin M. Sheheen Jr. of Camden, S.C. has been appointed treasurer of the American Numismatic Association, President Barry Stuppler has announced. An ANA member since 1958, he replaces Adna G. Wilde Jr., who passed away in November.
Sheheen is a founding member of Sheheen, Hancock & Godwin, CPAs and former Air Force officer, who also served 24 years on the Kershaw County Council – 16 as chairman. During his career he has earned numerous awards from the South Carolina Association of CPAs. He is an avid collector and former president of the World Society of Paper Money Collectors.
"We are truly fortunate to have someone with Austin’s extraordinary credentials volunteer to serve as treasurer of the ANA," Stuppler said. "His knowledge and insight will be invaluable in helping the ANA re-establish its financial stability after several years of budget deficits."
As treasurer, Sheheen will serve as chair of the Finance Committee; work with the executive director and controller to ensure that appropriate financial reports are made available to the Board of Governors in a timely manner; review the annual budget prior to presentation to the Board; provide periodic written treasurer’s reports to the executive director and Board; and review the annual audit and annual tax returns as prepared by the Association’s accountants.
He will begin his duties this month.
About the American Numismatic Association
The American Numismatic Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. The ANA helps its 32,000 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of programs including its education and outreach programs, museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or visit www.money.org.