Nominations are being accepted for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2019 Board of Governors election through March 1, 2019. The ANA is a nonprofit, educational organization and is governed by a nine-member Board, which includes a president, vice president and seven governors at large. The ANA’s federal charter, granted in perpetuity by the United States Congress, rests control of the Association in the hands of this Board.

This year, the terms of all nine current officers will expire. The newly elected members will be installed August 16, 2019, at the ANA’s 128th Anniversary Convention (World’s Fair of Money®️) in Chicago and will serve for the next two years.

ANA members with voting privileges can nominate candidates for the Board of Governors. Individual members 13 years of age or older as of March 31, and who have been members of the Association for at least one year as of that date, are entitled to vote. (ANA member clubs are entitled to one vote.) Nominations must be in writing and received by Executive Director Kim Kiick no later than March 1, 2019.

In order to be a candidate for office, a member must receive at least 25 nominations from member clubs in good standing and/or individual members in good standing. No member may nominate himself or herself and each individual member or club is allowed to nominate one person for president, one for vice president and seven for governor. Members 18 years of age or older as of March 31, and who have been a member of the Association for at least three consecutive years as of that date, are eligible to hold elected office.

To nominate an individual for the Board, or to view an outline of the election process, visit A video, “What It Takes to Be an ANA Board Member,” presented by the current Board of Governors at the 2018 World’s Fair of Money, also can be viewed online. A booklet containing the same information is available for reference. Direct questions and requests for information to Donna Nunez, ANA Executive Assistant, at (719) 482-9811 or email her at

The American Numismatic Association is a congressionally chartered, nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging the study and collection of coins and related items. The ANA helps its 25,000 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of educational and outreach programs as well as its museum, library, publications, and conventions. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or visit

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