2011 ANA Board of Governors Election Ballots Mailed June 2
COLORADO SPRINGS – Ballots for the 2011 American Numismatic Association Board of Governors election were mailed June 2, Executive Director Larry Shepherd has announced. Ballot envelopes have the words, “Official election ballot” printed in the lower left corner and include the election auditing firm’s return address: BiggsKofford, P.C., 630 Southpointe Court, Suite 200, Colorado Springs, CO 80906. A barcode is in the lower right corner.
Enclosed in each envelope is a ballot plus candidate photos, biographies and platforms, and an addressed return envelope to which members must affix a 44-cent postage stamp. Members living outside the U.S. have also been mailed ballots, and should affix the appropriate international postage.
All ballots must be mailed in time to be received by the auditing firm no later than July 15. Election results will be announced on July 27 with the new Board of Governors sworn in at the ANA World’s Fair of MoneySM convention banquet in Chicago on August 19.
Seven candidates are running uncontested for two-year terms on the Board of Governors. Board Vice President Tom Hallenbeck is running unopposed for President. Arthur M. Fitts III of Wolfeboro, NH and Governor Walter A. Ostromecki, Jr. of Panorama City, CA are running for Vice President.
Candidates for Governor are (listed alphabetically):
• Gary Adkins of Minneapolis, MN
• Mike Ellis of Virginia Beach, VA
• Jeff C. Garrett of Lexington, KY
• Greg Lyon of St. Louis, MO
• Clifford Mishler of Iola, WI
• Scott T. Rottinghaus of New London, CT
• Wendell A. Wolka of Greenwood, IN Page 2
For more information about the election, including video of a candidates’ forum held during the National Money ShowSM in Sacramento, and answers to a candidate questionnaire, visit www.money.org and click on “ANA Board Election.” Candidate biographies and platforms also appear in the June issue of The Numismatist.
Originally Release Date: June 6, 2011
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9814