A formal meeting of the ACCG Board of Directors was held in conjunction with the New York International Numismatic Convention and was followed by a presentation to the general public.
The ACCG Board of Directors met at 8:30 AM January 14th, 2006 in the Sutton Suite of the Waldorf-Astoria in Midtown Manhattan. Present were members Kerry Wetterstrom, Peter Tompa, Wayne Sayles, David Hendin and Bill Puetz. Reports from David Hendin (Treasurer), Wayne Sayles (Secretary), Peter Tompa (Legislative Affairs Task Force), Brett Telford (Education and Youth Programs Task Force) and Jorg Lueke (Election Committee) were heard. A variety of internal operating procedures were discussed.
The Board meeting was followed by a public session at which members Peter K. Tompa and Bill Puetz were honored with ACCG awards for Exceptionally Meritorious Service. The Board also presented Wayne G. Sayles with a founder's award on this occasion. The award presentations were followed by an illustrated summary of the Cultural Property Debate as it affects ancient coin collectors. Related stories about the awards and the upcoming ACCG election are forthcoming.