The Liberty Seated Collectors Club’s committee responsible for
officer transitions is accepting nominations for new officers for a
one-year term beginning Sept. 1, 2014.
Nominations are also being accepted for the 2013 LSCC Hall of Fame.
John McCloskey will retire as LSCC president and editor of the
Gobrecht Journal effective Aug. 31 after more than 38 years in both positions.
At the LSCC membership meeting Jan. 10, held in conjunction with
the Florida United Numismatists Convention in Orlando, Carl Feldman
accepted appointment as New Membership Chairman to help bolster
membership ranks. Feldman will provide direct contact and also explore
collecting interests, with potential referrals to senior club members
for mentoring newer members.
Stephen Crain accepted appointment as LSCC club historian. Crain
will take responsibility for McCloskey’s papers related to publishing
the Gobrecht Journal (the Archives) and to historical documents
pertaining to the earlier days of the LSCC.
Bill Bugert is currently serving as Gobrecht Journal editor,
learning the position’s requirements with McCloskey’s assistance.
Nominations are being accepted from the LSCC membership through
April 1 for president, vice president, editor (for the printed
Gobrecht Journal and emailed E-Gobrecht), and secretary/treasurer. All
four positions together will comprise the LSCC Board of Governors.
At the Jan. 10 LSCC meeting in Orlando, nominations were made for
Gerry Fortin as president, Len Augsburger as vice president, Bugert as
editor, and Craig Eberhart as secretary/treasurer, but additional
nominations for each of the four elected positions are being sought.
Augsburger is the current LSCC secretary/treasurer and Bugert is
the current vice president and E-Gobrecht editor.
Nominated individuals must be club members and should possess
numismatic or professional experience consistent with the officer role
for which the member is being nominated.
Nominations are to be submitted by the April 1 deadline, in
writing, by postal mail to Leonard Augsburger, LSCC
Secretary/Treasurer, P.O. Box 6114, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, or by
email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nomination submissions should include the intended position, the
nominee’s numismatic role or accomplishments and professional skills,
and a digital image of the nominee.
All club member nominations and supporting information will be
published in the April E-Gobrecht.
Nominations for the LSCC Hall of Fame are to be directed to
Bugert, with an April 15 submission deadline.
Basic qualifications for club member nominees for the honor are
significant advances or contributions in at least one of the following
➤ Numismatic research on Seated Liberty coinage.
➤ Numismatic literature related to Seated Liberty coinage.
➤ Collection(s) of Seated Liberty coinage.
➤ LSCC club officer (for at least five years).
Write Bugert at 1230 Red Rock Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, or email
email@example.com to submit Hall of Fame nominations.
This year’s inductee will be announced at the LSCC Annual meeting
in August at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of
Money in Rosemont, Ill. ■