ANA Board to consider site selections for future conventions

February 23, 2015 By ekr


ANA Board to consider site selections for future conventions

Governors meeting at National Money Show will be broadcast online

The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors will hold an Open Session and Town Hall during the Portland National Money ShowSM starting at 8:30 a.m.(Pacific Standard Time) on Saturday, March 7, in Room F150 at the Oregon Convention Center. The Open Session and Town Hall meeting will be broadcast online at and with a replay available immediately afterward on the ANA’s YouTube channel.

The board will discuss site selection for the 2019, 2020 and 2021 World’s Fair of Money conventions. Proposed host cities include Baltimore, Boston, Chicago (Rosemont), Milwaukee, New Orleans, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, Seattle and Washington, D.C.

The board will also discuss site selection for the 2018, 2019, and 2020 National Money Shows. Proposed hosts include Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Las Vegas, Nashville, Phoenix, Raleigh, San Antonio and Virginia Beach.

Other agenda items include:

  • A proposal to change the requirements for Life Members. The proposal would require applicants for life membership to be ANA members for two consecutive years. Currently, the Bylaws require membership for three years before a member can become a Life Member. ‚Äč
  • A proposal to name Jim Fitzgerald the host chair and the Texas Numismatic Association and Dallas Coin Club as the host clubs for the 2016 National Money Show, which will be held March 3-5 in Dallas.
  • A 15-minute open discussion with the membership conducted by ANA President Walt Ostromecki and Bylaws Committee Chair Doug Andrews to review the impact of potential proposed changes to the election process and terms for the Board of Governors.

The board will take questions from the membership following the Open Session. Members who cannot attend will be able to ask questions during the live meeting through Twitter (@ANACoins) and Facebook (

The full agenda for the board meeting is online at under “Minutes and Agendas.”

The American Numismatic Association is a congressionally chartered nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. The ANA helps its 25,500 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of education and outreach programs, as well as its museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or go to

For immediate release: February 23, 2015

ANA Contact: Jake Sherlock

        Phone: 719-482-9872


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