Saturday, January 23, 2010

Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee Changes Announced

Postmaster General John Potter has announced the retirement of two members of the Citizen’s Stamp Advisory Committee and the addition of three new members. The committee annually reviews stamp suggestions from 50,000 Americans before recommending approximately 20 topics for the Postmaster General’s approval.

New members are poet and past chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia of Washington, DC. He will be joined by two graphic designers Antonio Alcalá of Alexandria, VA, and Eric Madsen of Minneapolis, MN.

Lifelong stamp collector, philatelic writer, editor, researcher, exhibitor and lecturer John Hotchner, and patron of the arts and former second lady Joan Mondale will leave the committee.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM