Opportunity to Apply for Appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

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Seeking Applicants for Appointment As Member Representing the Interests of the General Public

Washington, DC, July 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The United States Mint is seeking applicants for an appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member representing the interests of the general public.  The deadline to email submissions is no later than 5 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, September 11, 2023.  The United States Mint will review all applications and will forward recommendations to the Secretary of the Treasury for consideration.

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 United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate.

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Members are appointed for a term of four years.  No individual may be appointed to the CCAC while serving as an officer or employee of the Federal Government, and all applicants must be United States citizens.  CCAC members are Special Government Employees and are therefore subject to various applicable conflict of interest laws and ethics regulations.

Individuals wishing to be considered for appointment to the CCAC should submit a resume or curriculum vitae along with a cover letter describing their reasons for seeking appointment, and detailing their specific skills, talents, and experience by email to [email protected], Attn:  Jennifer Warren.  The deadline to email submissions is no later than 5 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, September 11, 2023.

About the CCAC
The CCAC was established by an Act of Congress in 2003.  It advises the Secretary of the Treasury on theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and other medals produced by the United States Mint.  The CCAC also makes commemorative coin recommendations to the Secretary and advises on the events, persons, or places to be commemorated, as well as on the mintage levels and proposed designs.

The CCAC is subject to the authority of the Secretary of the Treasury.  The United States Mint is responsible for providing necessary and appropriate administrative support, technical services, and advice.

The CCAC submits an annual report to Congress and the Secretary of the Treasury, describing its activities and providing recommendations.

About the United States Mint
Congress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873.  As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce.  The Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins.  Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.

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CONTACT: Public Affairs United States Mint (202) 354-7222 [email protected] 

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