Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Membership Applications, 16655 [2011-6962]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 57 / Thursday, March 24, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY United States Mint Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Membership Applications Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b), the United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) for the position of the 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: • 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. • 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. • 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: • 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 U.S. House of Representatives 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 emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:17 Mar 23, 2011 Jkt 223001 public and are held approximately eight to ten 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 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: April 8, 2011. Receipt of Applications: Any member of the public wishing to be considered for the position on the CCAC as the member specially qualified by virtue of education, training or experience in numismatics should submit a resume and cover letter, describing qualifications for membership, by fax to 202–756–6525, or by mail to the United States Mint, 801 9th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20001, Attn: Greg Weinman. Submissions must be postmarked no later than April 8, 2011. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

United States Mint


 Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Membership 
Applications

SUMMARY: Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b), the 
United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the 
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) for the position of the 
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:
     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.
     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.
     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:
     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 U.S. House of Representatives 
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 eight to ten 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 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: April 8, 2011.
    Receipt of Applications: Any member of the public wishing to be 
considered for the position on the CCAC as the member specially 
qualified by virtue of education, training or experience in numismatics 
should submit a resume and cover letter, describing qualifications for 
membership, by fax to 202-756-6525, or by mail to the United States 
Mint, 801 9th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20001, Attn: Greg Weinman. 
Submissions must be postmarked no later than April 8, 2011.

Notice Concerning Delivery of First-Class and Priority Mail

    The delivery of first-class mail to the United States Mint has been 
delayed since mid-October 2001, and delays are expected to continue. 
Until normal mail service resumes, please consider using alternate 
delivery services when sending time-sensitive material.
    Some or all of the first-class and priority mail we receive may be 
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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Greg Weinman, Legal Counsel and Acting 
United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC, 801 Ninth Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20220; or call 202-354-7407.

    Dated: March 18, 2011.
Richard Peterson,
Acting Director, United States Mint.
[FR Doc. 2011-6962 Filed 3-23-11; 8:45 am]
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