The United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member qualified by virtue of their experience in American History.
Congress established the CCAC in 2003 to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs for U.S. coins and medals. The committee has eleven voting members that are 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, August 24, 2018. The U.S. Mint is interested in candidates:
who in addition to their experience in American history, have demonstrated interest and a commitment to actively participate in 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 wishing to be considered for the posistion should send their resume and cover letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org 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, August 24, 2018.
The U.S. Mint will review all applications and forward them to the Secretary of the Treasury for consideration.