US Mint Seeks CCAC Applicants Qualified in Numismatics

by CoinNews.net on September 24, 2015 · 1 comment

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The United States Mint is accepting applications for an appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), according to a memo published today on the Federal Register, the official source of notices by government agencies.

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 U.S. coins and medals.

There are 11 CCAC members. The U.S. Mint is seeking a new member who is specially qualified to serve on the CCAC by virtue of their education, training, or experience in numismatics.

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 application deadline is Oct. 9, 2015. The U.S. Mint is interested in candidates who:

  • have demonstrated leadership skills,
  • have received recognition by their peers in their field of interest, and
  • have a record of participation in public service or activities.

The applicant must also be willing to commit the time and effort to participate in the CCAC meetings and related activities.

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, Oct. 9, 2015.

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

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