Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee; Request for Applications

 
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Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 238 (Wednesday, December 11, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 238 (Wednesday, December 11, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 67775-67776]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-26561]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
United States Mint
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee; Request for Applications
ACTION: Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee membership
applications.
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SUMMARY: The United States Mint is accepting applications for
membership to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) for a new
member specially qualified to serve on the CCAC by virtue of his or her
education, training, or experience in numismatics.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Warren, United States Mint
Liaison to the CCAC; 801 Ninth Street NW; Washington, DC 20220, or call
202-354-7200.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31,
section 5135(b), the United States Mint is accepting applications for
membership to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) for a new
member specially qualified to serve on the CCAC by virtue of his or her
education, training, or experience in numismatics. The CCAC was
established to:
    [ssquf] Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design
proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage,
Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals produced by
the United States Mint.
    [ssquf] Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the
events, persons, or places that the CCAC recommends to be commemorated
by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar
years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is
made.
    [ssquf] Make recommendations with respect to the mintage level for
any commemorative coin recommended.
    Total membership consists of 11 voting members appointed by the
Secretary of the Treasury:
    [ssquf] 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;
    [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her
experience in the medallic arts or sculpture;
    [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her
education, training, or experience in American history;
    [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her
education, training, or experience in numismatics;
    [ssquf] Three persons who can represent the interests of the
general public in the coinage of the United States; and
    [ssquf] Four persons appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury on
the basis of the recommendations by the U.S. House and Senate
leadership.
    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.
    The CCAC is subject to the direction of the Secretary of the
Treasury. Meetings of the CCAC are open to the public and are held
approximately six to eight times per year. The United States Mint is
responsible for providing the necessary support, technical services,
and advice to the CCAC. CCAC members are not paid for their time or
services, but, consistent with Federal Travel Regulations, members are
reimbursed for their travel and lodging expenses to attend meetings.
Members are Special Government Employees and are subject to the
Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (5
CFR part 2653).
    The United States Mint will review all submissions and will forward
its recommendations to the Secretary of the Treasury for appointment
consideration. Candidates should include specific skills, abilities,
talents, and credentials to support their applications. The
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United States Mint is also interested in candidates who have
demonstrated leadership skills, have received recognition by their
peers in their field of interest, have a record of participation in
public service or activities, and are willing to commit the time and
effort to participate in the CCAC meetings and related activities.
    Application Deadline: December 31, 2019.
    Receipt of Applications: Any member of the public wishing to be
considered for participation on the CCAC should submit a resume and
cover letter describing his or her reasons for seeking and
qualifications for membership, by email to [email protected], by fax to
202-756-6525, or by mail to the United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW,
Washington, DC 20220, Attn: Jennifer Warren. Submissions must be
postmarked no later than Tuesday, December 31, 2019.
    Notice Concerning Delivery of First-Class and Priority Mail: First-
class mail to the United States Mint is put through an irradiation
process to protect against biological contamination. Support materials
put through this process may suffer irreversible damage. We encourage
you to consider using alternate delivery services, especially when
sending time-sensitive material.
    Dated: December 5, 2019.
David J. Ryder,
Director, United States Mint.
[FR Doc. 2019-26561 Filed 12-10-19; 8:45 am]
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