Clifford Mishler elected ANA President

July 2, 2009 By ekr

2009 Board of Governors to be Installed in Los Angeles

Clifford Mishler has been elected the 56th President of the American Numismatic Association, ANA Executive Director Larry Shepherd announced today. 

Mishler received 5,047 votes compared with 3,213 for current ANA Vice President Patricia A. Jagger Finner. Thomas G. Hallenbeck, who ran unopposed, was elected Vice President. Incumbents Chester L. Krause, Joseph E. Boling, Walter Ostromecki Jr., and Wendell Wolka were re-elected along with Board newcomers Scott T. Rottinghaus, J.P. Martin and Jeff C. Garrett. 

BiggsKofford, independent auditing firm for the American Numismatic Association 2009 Board of Governors’ election, counted the ballots and reported the following vote tallies: 

For President Votes 
Clifford Mishler 5,047 
Iola, WI 
Patricia A. Jagger Finner 3,213 
Iola, WI 

For Vice President 
Thomas G. Hallenbeck 1* 
Colorado Springs, CO 

Successful Candidates for Governor Votes 
Chester L. Krause 5,845 
Iola, WI 
Joseph E. Boling 4,730 
Indianapolis, IN 
Walter A. Ostromecki 4,453 
Panorama City, CA Page 2/BOG election 
Scott T. Rottinghaus 4,339 
New London, CT 
Wendell A. Wolka 4,179 
Greenwood, IN 
J.P. Martin 4,066 
Englewood, CO 
Jeff C. Garrett 3,781 
Lexington, KY 

Unsuccessful Candidates for Governor Votes 
Alan Herbert 3,613 
Belle Fourche, SD 
Michael L. Ellis 3,111 
Virginia Beach, VA 
Jeffrey Swindling 2,703 
Jacksonville, FL 
Thomas A. Palmer, Jr. 2,627 
New Smyrna Beach, FL 
Paul Hollis 2,498 
Mandeville, LA 
Brian E. Fanton 2,335 
Hiawatha, IA 
Michael S. Turrini 1,961 
Vallejo, CA 

New officers will be installed during the annual ANA Awards Banquet, Saturday, Aug. 9, at the World’s Fair of Money® in Los Angeles. 

Overall 8,479 ballots were returned in the 2009 election, compared with 7,171 in 2007. Of all ballots cast, 44 were rejected compared with 505 in 2007. The ANA mailed 29,299 ballots, one to each Association member who was eligible to vote on May 15, 2009. 

All Board candidates were informed of the election results during a conference telephone call at 12:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, Thursday, July 2. 

Originally Release Date: July 2, 2009
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9814

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