ANA Accepting Applications for New Executive Director

December 7, 2007 By ekr

ANA Accepting Applications for New Executive Director

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The American Numismatic Association is accepting applications for a new executive director to replace Acting Executive Director Kenneth Hallenbeck, who will step down once a replacement has been named. 

“We are looking for an experienced executive director with organizational skills and proven administrative abilities,” said ANA President Barry Stuppler. “The new executive director must be a proven leader who can quickly gain the confidence of the membership and support the direction set forth by the Board of Governors.” 

Stuppler said the executive director must have extensive knowledge of management skills with the ability to initiate, implement and successfully complete programs and objectives; train and motivate people, coordinate activities, speak publicly, and deal effectively with the public, private groups and community organizations. 

Candidates must have considerable knowledge of and interest in the subject matter dealt with by the ANA or a similar hobby field. Applicants must be able to communicate effectively with the membership, understand and implement the ANA mission and objectives, and be able to convey that understanding and implementation to the Board of Governors, staff members, the members and others outside the numismatic field. 

The minimum criteria is five years experience in managing a business, organization or nonprofit association, including staff supervision, financial reporting and strategic planning. The selected candidate must be willing to relocate to Colorado Springs, and be able to work on weekends and evenings. 

Resumes must be submitted by Jan. 11, 2008 to Barry Stuppler, President, American Numismatic Association, 5855 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Suite 330, Woodland Hills, CA 91367 or by email to 

Information about the ANA mission, vision and strategic goals is attached and posted on the ANA website at, and is included on the page immediately following this press release. 

Originally Release Date: December 7, 2007
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9864
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