US Mint Seeks CCAC Applications to Represent Interests of Public

by CoinNews.net on May 4, 2018 · 1 comment

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The United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member representing
the interests of the general public.

The CCAC was established by Congress in 2003 to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs for U.S. coins and medals. Total membership consists of eleven voting members appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury. Each member 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 Friday, May 18, 2018. The U.S. Mint is looking for 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.

Those interested must send their resume with a cover letter by email to info@ccac.gov 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, May 18, 2018.

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

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IF I was on the East coast I’d apply… no doubt unacceptable as I like coins too much…..

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