New Chair of ANA Membership Committee
Gail Baker, former education
director for the American Numismatic
Association, has been named chairperson of the
ANA Membership Committee, President Barry
Stuppler has announced.
Baker, who retired May 31 following a 10-year
career with the ANA, will replace Alan Herbert,
who is stepping down as chair, but who will
continue as a member of the committee.
Iím very pleased to announce that Gail has
agreed to replace Alan as chair," Stuppler said.
"She is an innovator who cares deeply for the
Association, and who brings with her very
relevant recent experience as an ANA staffer. We
are fortunate that she is willing to fill Alanís
Baker was hired as the ANA education director in
1998, and was instrumental in creating a second
one-week Summer Seminar session as well as
launching Coins in the Classroom.
Most recently she was the Associationís national
"Iím pleased that the Membership Committee has
made strides in moving the Association forward,"
Herbert said. "We are reaching out to a younger,
more Internet savvy group of members Ė and Iím
very pleased that Gail has been named to
continue that effort."
The ANA Membership Committee meets monthly via
teleconference. For more information on ANA
committees, go to www.money.org, click on the
communications drop-down menu and go to
committees and minutes.
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