The Board of Governors has approved the following committees and committee members for the 2013-2015 term.
[Bylaws Article IV, Section 6 Executive Committee] There shall be a standing Executive Committee which shall consist of the President, Vice President, Executive Director, Immediate Past President and General Counsel. The President may convene the Executive Committee on matters of importance as the President deems appropriate. The Executive Committee shall consider and review any matter designated by the President and make recommendations to the Board as to any issue which the Executive believes action should be implemented. The President may invite participants of such persons, Officers or Governors where their participation would assist in the discussion of the subject matter to be reviewed.
This standing committee is responsible for reporting to and reading before the board all resolutions relative to commending any individual, club, convention committee, numismatic group, etc., into the official record annually at both the National Money Show and the World's Fair of Money. The committee may also include reading in to the record any special citations it deems of merit. The Board must move and vote to adopt all resolutions put before it in order for them to become official and binding.
This standing committee is charged with the responsibility for site development policies and recommendations for convention development. The committee works closely with the ANA Convention Department Coordinator to provide the board with feedback and/or perceptions received from the general public, membership, dealers, local convention committees and staff sources on the annual National Money Show and World's Fair of Money conventions.
The Audit Committee is charged with the duty of reviewing the yearly required Association fiscal report/audit and 990 prepared by an outside audit firm who is contracted yearly by the Board. The Associations fiscal year shall be from November 1 to October 31. [Bylaws Article XIII, Section 9 - Fiscal Year] An Audit Report is required to be delivered to the membership in an open session Board meeting (convention) at the earliest practical opportunity.
DEALER RELATIONS COMMITTEE
Dealer relations should have a voice on the Board in bourse and related issues. This committee is charged with providing the ANA Board with feedback on and suggestions-recommendations about the bourse at the Associations National Money Show and World's Fair of Money.
EXHIBITS & AWARDS COMMITTEE
This committee will be responsible for oversight of the Associations exhibit and service awards. They are also charged with the duty of developing recommendations for the introduction of new award programs where appropriate in both the exhibit and service areas, including the forms by which the recognitions take, e.g., medals, certificates, plaques, etc. The Hall Of Fame nomination and selection process is not part of the duties. The ANA Policy Manual outlines the duties of the committee and the established processes for selection and induction to the Hall of Fame.
The ANA's chartered mission is education in all its many forms. This committee is charged with the responsibility for developing recommendations to increase the Association's educational numismatic outreach awareness and programs for members; local, state and regional associations, researchers and non-collectors through on-line methods; the ANA Museum-Library Roadshow; Summer Seminar; Youth and Kid Zone activities in house and at conventions; The Numismatist, etc. It should also develop ways to increase and enhance on-line educational opportunities and specialty programs such as grading basics, what makes a successful coin club, youth activities and programs for all ages up to 18, etc.
LIBRARY & PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE
This committee has oversight and responsibility for The Numismatist and any other official publications of the Association including those placed on the Internet. The committee works closely with the Editor of The Numismatist and Publisher, the Executive Director. The Editor and Publisher are to be members of the committee. In addition, the committee provides directional recommendations on the services offered and policy practices of the library when it comes to monitoring of the budget for acquisitions and the de-accessioning of duplicates and unneeded donated materials. The committee works in conjunction with the ANA staff librarian. The librarian is also a member of the committee.
This special committee is responsible for the Association's website; stabilization, future web development, security and hosting of information technology in house or outsourced. The committee along with staff will advance its recommendations to the Board when it comes to website development options and costs, vendor contract information, development-implementation timelines, security issues, etc. Members to this committee should be a good knowledge of and professional background in IT Technology and be familiar with on-going website issues such as development, maintenance and updating of the system and data input.
BUDGET, FINANCE & INVESTMENT COMMITTEE
This committee has direct oversight of the Association's budgeting and investment processes; financial performance; and audit procedures. The committee, however, does not appoint nor select members of/to the Audit Committee. This duty is solely reserved for the Board of Governors. [By-laws: Article IV, Section 4, (h)]
This committee along with the Executive Director advises the Board on matters relating to personnel policies and practices, compensation and benefits, employee relations, staffing and structure. This committee shall make a regular quarterly report on all personnel matters to the BOG with two of the four reports being given when the BOG meets during its twice yearly conventions.
MEMBERSHIP RECRUITMENT & REP PROGRAM
This committee has the responsibility for providing directional recommendations for all membership recruitment and retention efforts of the Association. Its goal is to make ANA membership more appealing and beneficial to all: members, member clubs and potential new members. It also acts as a conduit for the ANA Representative Program by providing enhanced two-way communication and interaction between local club representatives, district delegates, regional coordinators, state regional and specialty organizations and the ANA. The committee works closely in conjunction with the ANA Membership Director; the ANA Representative Program National Coordinator; and the editor of Rep Program's quarterly club information and resource exchange publication, MintMark.
Young Numismatists committee
This committee will have the oversight for developing and maintaining youth activity programs for Association youth members and of ages up to 23 both at headquarters and at conventions. The committee is to work closely with ANA Education Department staff, including Summer Seminar. The committee is also charged with Boy and Girl Scout initiatives including web and social media application communications so as to enhance and promote numismatic awareness through the ANA to youthful audiences worldwide.
This committee will be charged with the development, prioritization and oversight of all potential fund raising efforts and initiatives, including major capital campaigns, individuals, major companies, outside grants and endowment sources, etc. The committee many consider recommending that the Association consider the use of an outside professional fundraiser or grant writer to assist with any capital fundraising campaign. The committee along with the Board, executive director and staff are all part of the ANA fund raising team. It is suggested that the committee and Association consider hiring the services of a professional fund raiser to assist with strategies, activities, script development, audience target groups, brochures, etc. The committee will work closely with The Budget, Finance and Investment Committee, the Treasurer and the ANA chief financial officer.
CONSUMER PROTECTION-DEVELOPMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
This committee is responsible for developing proposed pathways to be pursued by the Association, to bring about greater public awareness of consumer protection issues faced by the numismatic collecting community and to aid in making government agencies at all levels more aware of the hobby community's desires and issues.
BYLAWS, ETHICS, STRATEGIC PLAN COMMITTEE
This committee has the responsibility for monitoring the revision and updating of the ANA Bylaws, Ethics Policies, Strategic Plan and advancing after review of proposed amendments its recommendations to the Board for consideration and presentation to the membership. Drafts of any revisions to the "bylaws" are to be reviewed by legal counsel prior to being advanced to the board. This committee can also be called upon to assist the executive director with updates to the ANA Policy Manual.
This committee is charged with the responsibility for developing and maintaining museum policies on security, acquisitions, donations, de-accessioning and exhibition of the holdings of the museum. This includes both at headquarters and through the loaning of individual items (for educational exhibit purposes) at ANA conventions as well as any special exhibits to the non-numismatic community. The committee works in consultation and cooperation with the education and library committees and the ANA museum curator.