The United States Mint recently announced that they are seeking applicants for the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). This committee was created to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on the selection of themes and design proposals for coins and medals, as well as with regards to the events, persons, or places to be featured on commemorative coins and appropriate mintage levels.
The CCAC is composed of 11 members:
- one specially qualified in numismatic collection curation;
- one specially qualified in the medallic arts or sculpture;
- one specially qualified in American history; one specially qualified in numismatics;
- three individuals representing the interests of the general public; and
- four individuals recommended by the Leadership of both the House of Representatives and Senate
The new member of the CCAC would represent the interests of the general public.
Members of the CCAC serve terms of four years and are Special Government Employees subject to various applicable conflict of interest laws and ethics regulations.
Individuals interested in applying should submit a letter, along with resume and curriculum vitae detailing specific educational credentials, skills, talents, and experience. Applicants must specify which position for which they wish to be considered. Applications can be submitted by fax to 202-756-6525, or by mail to the United States Mint, 801 9th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20220, Attn: Greg Weinman. Submissions must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2010.
For further information contact Clifford R. Northup, the United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC, at (202) 354-7463. Additional information is also available online at http://www.ccac.gov.