09 Aug 2014

Board of Governors meeting from the 2014 World's Fair of Money

World's Fair of Money | ANA Official Post | Jake Sherlock

Too busy to watch the video? Here are the highlights from the ANA's Twitter feed

  • Board ratifies straw poll vote for plan to digitize all back issues of The Numismatist. 
  • ANA Convention Director recommends Philadelphia for the 2018 World's Fair of Money. 
  • Convention director notes that she secured discounted hotel rates for Philly, and negotiated with unions for fewer labor restrictions. 
  • On a vote of 7-0-1, the Board chooses Philadelphia for the 2018 World's Fair of Money.
  • Carl Wolf now making the case for Chicago Coin Club to host the 2019 World's Fair of Money. 
  • No vote taken at this time on the 2019 World's Fair of Money proposal from the Chicago Coin Club. 
  • Gov. Greg Lyon with the audit report: Investments are strong, and financial status of the ANA is strong. 
  • Audit accepted on a vote of 8-0. 990 report also accepted on a vote of 9-0 (VP Garrett entered the meeting between votes)
  • Board reviews library lending policy to add harsher penalties for overdue materials. Board passes new policy on vote of 9-0.
  • Board votes to pass new strategic plan on a vote of 9-0. New plan will be posted to Money.org and printed in The Numismatist.
  • YN Intern Katie Reinders is completing her six-month tenure on the board. Hannah Powell voted in as new YN intern on 9-0 vote.
  • Executive director report: 578 tables sold, for revenue of more than $800,000. 65 patrons made donations to the event. 
  • More executive director report: Silent auction raised more than $18,000 at banquet. This money goes to Robert Lecce scholarship fund. 
  • More executive director report: New website is now live. Take a look at Money.org. 


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