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Steven Ellsworth Nominated as 61st President of American Numismatic Association

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Colonel Steven K Ellsworth, Ret. is set to become the 61st President of the American Numismatic Association (ANA). Col. Ellsworth, a long time member of the ANA, received 3,206 votes in the election held in June for ANA members. He will be joined by Dr. Ralph Ross as Vice President. Both will be sworn in at the World’s Fair of Money event in Chicago next month.

New members to the board of Governors include Muriel Eymery, Mary Lynn Garrett and Shanna Schmidt. They will join returning Governors Michael Ellis and Clifford Mishler and current members Greg Lyon and Paul Montgomery

The election was conducted and tabulated by Election Services Corporation of Hauppauge, New York. Overall, 19,737 American Numismatic Association members were eligible to vote in this election; 31.06 percent of eligible voters participated. To be eligible to vote, members have to be at least 13 years old and a member of the Association for at least one year as of March 31 of the election year. In 2017, 19,425 members were eligible to vote; a total of 5,371 votes were cast, representing 27.65 percent of eligible members.

Here are the complete results of the voting.

For PresidentVotes
 Col. Steven K. Ellsworth, Ret. Brentwood, Tenneessee3,206
 Dr. Donald H. Kagin Tiburon, California 2,849
 For Vice President Votes
Dr. Ralph W. Ross Sugar Land, Texas3,757
 Thomas J. Uram
Eighty Four, Pennsylvania
 2,173
 Candidates for Governor Votes
 Clifford Mishler Iola, Wisconsin 4,479
 Greg Lyon St. Louis, Missouri3,951
 Mary Lynn Garrett Lexington, Kentucky3,935
 Paul Montgomery
Guthrie, Oklahoma
3,888
 Shanna Schmidt
Oak Park, Illinois
3,871
 Michael L. Ellis Camilla, Georgia3,473
 Muriel Eymery London, England3,133
 Unelected Candidates for Governor    Votes 
 Robert E. Oberth
Marietta, Georgia
 3,112
 John W. Highfill Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 3,063
 Rick Ewing Beaumont, Texas 2,024

Swearing in of the new President and Vice President as well as the board of Governors will take place on August 16th at the annual ANA Banquet.

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