Corcoran faculty member Antonio Alcalá appointed to the Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee by the U.S. Postmaster General

February 16, 2010

Design faculty member Antonio Alcalá was appointed to the Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee by the U.S. Postmaster General John Potter following the retirement of two of its members. The committee annually reviews stamp suggestions from 50,000 Americans before recommending approximately 20 topics for the Postmaster General’s approval. Members of the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Postmaster General. The committee, established in 1957, is composed of 15 members, whose backgrounds reflect a wide range of educational, artistic, historical and professional expertise. All share an interest in philately and fulfilling the needs of postal customers.