The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) has announced that it will hold a teleconference meeting. The open meeting will begin on Tuesday, April 18, 2023.
The purpose of the meeting is to conduct normal CCAC-related business as part of the committee’s responsibility to advise the Secretary of the Treasure. Further, the agenda is to include four different numismatic topics:
Agenda (subject to change):
- Review and discussion of candidate designs for the Congressional Gold Medal commemorating the servicemembers who perished in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021, during the evacuation of citizens of the United States and Afghan allies at Hamid Karzai International Airport
- Review and discussion of candidate designs for the Greatest Generation Commemorative Coin Program
- Review and discussion of candidate designs for the Harriet Tubman Bicentennial Commemorative Coin Program
- Review and discussion of candidate designs for the Congressional Gold Medal to the members of the Women’s Army Corps who were assigned to the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, known as the “Six Triple Eight”.
The teleconference on April 18 will be held from 8:45 AM to 4:15 PM Eastern. Anyone can attend the conference by dialing (888) 330-1716, access code 1137147. Note that public members are expected to keep their phones muted to not disturb the meeting. The public is invited but in listen-only.
About the CCAC
In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC:
- Advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals.
- Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regards to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made.
- Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.
The CCAC was established in 2003 by Congress under Public Law 108-15.